Artists Famous Spanish Renaissance Artists

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List of famous Spanish Renaissance artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Spanish Renaissance movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Spanish Renaissance period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. Use this factual list to build one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion. This list is made up of a variety of artists, including Juan van der Hamen and Pedro Berruguete. (7 items)
Juan van der Hamen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Spanish Renaissance Artists
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Juan van der Hamen y León was a Spanish painter, a master of the still life paintings, also called bodegones. During his lifetime, he was prolific and versatile, painting allegories, landscapes, and large-scale works for churches and convents. However, today he is remembered mostly for his still lifes. In the 1620s, He popularized still life painting in Madrid. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Associated periods or movements: Baroque, Spanish Renaissance

Nationality: Spain

Art Forms: Painting

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El Greco is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Spanish Renaissance Artists
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El Greco, born Doménikos Theotokópoulos, was a painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance. "El Greco" was a nickname, a reference to his Greek origin, and the artist normally signed his paintings with his full birth name in Greek letters, Δομήνικος Θεοτοκόπουλος, often adding the word Κρής. El Greco was born in Crete, which was at that time part of the Republic of Venice, and the center of Post-Byzantine art. He trained and became a master within that tradition before traveling at age 26 to Venice, as other Greek artists had done. In 1570 he moved to Rome, where he opened a workshop and executed a series of works. During his stay in Italy, El Greco enriched his style with ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Saint Martin and the Beggar, Holy Trinity, The Adoration of the Shepherds, The Burial of the Count of Orgaz, Pietà, + more

Birthplace: Kingdom of Candia

Associated periods or movements: Mannerism, Spanish Renaissance

Nationality: Spain, Greece

Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting

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Alonso Sánchez Coello is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Spanish Renaissance Artists
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Alonso Sánchez Coello was a Spanish portrait painter, of Portuguese origin, of the Spanish Renaissance and one of the pioneers of the great tradition of Spanish portrait painting. ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Portrait of Anna of Austria, Portrait of Philip II, Portrait of Don Juan of Austria

Birthplace: Valencia, Spain

Associated periods or movements: Spanish Renaissance

Nationality: Spain

Art Forms: Painting

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Alonso Berruguete is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Spanish Renaissance Artists
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Alonso González de Berruguete was a Spanish painter, sculptor and architect. He is considered to be the most important sculptor of the Spanish Renaissance, and is known for his emotive sculptures depicting religious ecstasy or torment. Born in the town of Paredes de Nava, Berruguete studied art under the tutelage of his father, the painter Pedro Berruguete. Following his father's death in 1504, Berruguete travelled to Italy to continue his study of art, spending most of his time in Florence and Rome. It is here that he studied sculpture under the Italian master, Michelangelo. His paintings produced in Italy showed a mannerist influence, with his art being compared with contemporaries such as ...more on Wikipedia

Artworks: Seated man with head bent, Salome, Adoration of the Magi, San Sebastián, High altar at the College of Los Irlandeses in Salamanca, + more

Birthplace: Paredes de Nava, Spain

Associated periods or movements: Spanish Renaissance

Nationality: Spain

Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting

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