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List of famous Italian Renaissance paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The Italian Renaissance period was a cultural awakening in the art world, so it's no surprise it produced some of the most historic paintings in the history of the world. The works of art listed below are some of the most popular Italian Renaissance paintings, so most of the artist's names who created these works will be very recognizable. Renowned paintings from the Italian Renaissance period are showcased in museums all around the world, so save yourself an expensive vacation by simply scrolling through this list.

List pieces range from Infantin Isabella Clara Eugenia to Elizabeth of Valois.

This list answers the questions, “What are the most famous Italian Renaissance paintings?” and “What are examples of Italian Renaissance paintings?”
Annunciation is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Italian Renaissance Paintings
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This is a painting of the Biblical subject of the Annunciation, by the Italian Renaissance artists Leonardo da Vinci and Andrea del Verrocchio, dating from circa 1472–1475 and housed in the Uffizi gallery of Florence, Italy. The subject matter is drawn from Luke 1.26-39 and depicts the angel ...more

Artist: Leonardo da Vinci

Subject: Annunciation

Genres (Art): Christian art, History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Italian Renaissance, Renaissance

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The Annunciation is a painting by the Italian Renaissance master Titian, executed between 1559 and 1564. It is housed in the church of San Salvador, Venice, northern Italy. ...more

Artist: Titian

Subject: Annunciation

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Italian Renaissance

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Bacchus and Ariadne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Italian Renaissance Paintings
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Bacchus and Ariadne is an oil painting by Titian. It is one of a cycle of paintings on mythological subjects produced for Alfonso d'Este, the Duke of Ferrara, for the Camerino d'Alabastro – a private room in his palazzo in Ferrara decorated with paintings based on classical texts. An advance payment ...more

Artist: Titian

Subject: Ariadne, Dionysus

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Italian Renaissance, Renaissance

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Christ carrying the cross is a painting created by Lorenzo Lotto in 1526. ...more

Artist: Lorenzo Lotto

Subject: Jesus Christ

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Italian Renaissance

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