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Artists in the Renaissance Era

  • May 6, 1377

    Filippo Brunelleschi

    Filippo Brunelleschi
    From 1377 to 1446, Brunelleschi was an architect and engineer in Florence. He is recognized for using an amazing imagination in the geometric principles. He influenced Masaccio and Donatello.
  • May 6, 1378

    Lorenzo Ghiberti

    Lorenzo Ghiberti
    1378 to 1 December 1455. Ghiberti is most famous for doing the doors of Duomo in Florence, which is a baptistery chapel. Lorenzo sculpted extraordinary designs like St. Matthew and St. John the Baptist, in Florence.
  • May 6, 1386

    Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi (Donatello)

    Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi  (Donatello)
    From 1386 to December 13, 1466. Like many artist who were working in the idea of perspective and proportions, Donatello inspired many dramatic sculptures. He is famous for many things; his sculptures are significantly impressive knowing that it was before his time.
  • Dec 21, 1401

    Tommaso di ser Giovanni di Simone Guidi Cassai (Masaccio)

    Tommaso di ser Giovanni di Simone Guidi Cassai  (Masaccio)
    From December 21, 1401 to 1428. Masaccio is known as one of the most influential Renaissance artist. As a painter, Masaccio developed a style of perspective; which seem to be like a three-dimensional style.
  • Mar 1, 1445

    Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi (Botticelli)

    Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi  (Botticelli)
    From March 1, 1445 to May 17, 1510. Alessandro is best known for his paintings that deal with the births of the Greek and Roman gods. His most famous mythological paintings are the Birth of Venus and Mars & Venus.
  • Apr 15, 1452

    Lionardo di ser Piero da Vinci

    Lionardo di ser Piero da Vinci
    From April 15, 1452 to May 2, 1519. The most famous works of Leonardo Da Vinci are The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa. Fascinated by nature, Leonardo became an inventor. He came up with many things that were before his time.
  • May 6, 1460

    Giovanni Bellini (Bellini)

    Giovanni Bellini  (Bellini)
    From May 6, 1460 to November 29, 1516. Giovanni Bellini is considered as the greatest of the Bellini dynasty. Bellini is most known for his painting the Agony in the Garden. He influenced painters to use a new type of paint and colors.
  • May 3, 1469

    Niccolò Machiavelli

    Niccolò Machiavelli
    From May 3, 1469 to June 21, 1527. Niccolò is best known as a writer. As a writer he became very active politically. Machiavelli, wrote plays, poetries, dramas, biography, and other types of writings
  • Mar 6, 1475

    Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (Michelangelo)

    Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni  (Michelangelo)
    From March 6, 1475 to February 18, 1564. Michelangelo is responsible for some of the most astonishing paintings, but above all, he is accredited for spectacular sculptures. The most known sculpture is the statue of David.
  • Apr 6, 1483

    Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (Raphael)

    Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino   (Raphael)
    From April 6, 1483 to April 6, 1520. Raphael is credited for many astonishing painting such as The School of Athens, St. Michael, and Galatea etc. He also decorated papal apartments of Julius II.
  • May 6, 1485

    Tiziano Vecellio (Titian)

    Tiziano Vecellio  (Titian)
    From 1485 to August 27, 1576. Tiziano became very famous at the start of the 16th century. Vecellio's most famous painting is Bacchus and Ariadne. This particular painting portrays humans interacting with animals, expressing something that is religious.
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    Works Cited
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