Italian Renaissance Artist

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In History
  • Dec 21, 1401

    Masaccio

    Masaccio
    He was the best painter of his generation because if his skill at recreating lifelike figures and movements. He had a profound influence on other artists because he was one of the first to use linear perspective in his painting. His notable works were "Brancacci Chapel," "Pisa Altarpeice" and "Holy Trinity." He died in 1428 in Rome, Papal States. His death is unknown.
  • Apr 20, 1446

    Sandro Botticelli

    Sandro Botticelli
    He belonged to the Florentine School under the patronage of Lorenzo de' Medici, a movement that Giorgio Vasari would characterize less than a hundred years later in his Vita of Botticelli as a "golden age". He died on May 17, 1510 in Florence, Italy. He was known for his Primavera, The Birth of Venus and The Adoration of the Magi.
  • Dec 13, 1466

    Donatello

    Donatello
    He was born in Florence, Italy around 1386. He was a master sculptor of marble and bronze. He gained a reputation for creating, imposing, larger than life figures using innovative techniques and extraordinary skills. He was best known for his bronze "David." He died on December 13, 1466 in Florence, Italy.
  • Mar 6, 1475

    Michaelangelo

    Michaelangelo
    Michaelangelo was a painter, architect, poet and sculptur. He was the most famous artist of the Italian Renaissance. He was born on March 6, 1475 in Caprese, Italy. He died on Febuary 18, 1564 in Rome, Italy. He was most famous for the "David" and "Pieta" statues and the ceiling painting of Rome Sistine Chapel.
  • Apr 6, 1483

    Raphael

    Raphael
    Raphael was known as the "Prince of Painters." He was born in Urbino, Italy. He was the leading figure of the High Renaissance. He was a painter and architect. He was best known for his Madonnas and his large figures compositions in the palace of the Vatican in Rome. Raphael led a nomadic life working in various places in Northern Italy. He died on April 6, 1520 in Rome, Italy. He was 37 when he died.
  • Nov 29, 1516

    Giovanni Bellino

    Giovanni Bellino
    Christ BlessingHe was born in the 1430s in Venice, Italy. Through the use of clear, slow-drying oil paints, Giovanni created deep, rich tints and detailed shadings. His sumptuous coloring and fluent, atmospheric landscapes. Some of his works are "Christ Blessing" "St. Jerome in the Desert" and "Madonna and Child." He died on November 29, 1516 in Venice, Italy.
  • Sep 29, 1571

    Caravaggio

    Caravaggio
    Saint Francis of Assissi in EcstasyHe was born in Milan, Italy. His paintings, which combine a realistic observation of the human state, both physical and emotional, with a dramatic use of lighting, had a formative influence on Baroque painting. All his paiting were well-known. Some of his paintings were "The Musicians" "Basket of Fruit" and "Saint Francis of Assissi in Ecstasy." He died on July 18, 1610 in Porto Ercole, Italy.
  • Aug 27, 1576

    Tiziano Vecelli also known as Titan

    Tiziano Vecelli also known as Titan
    He was born in 1488 in Pieve di Cadore, Italy. He was an important member of the 16th century of the Venetian school. Titan was one of the most versatile of Italian painters, landscape backgrounds and mythological and religious subjects. His major works were "Assumption of the Virgin" and "The Worship of Venus." He died in Venice, Italy in August 27, 1576.
  • Giorgino

    Giorgino
    The Tempest He was a painter and printmaker who specialized in still-life. His paintings are noted for their depictions of simple objects. He made the movement of metaphysical art. He was known for The Tempest, Sleeping Venus, Castelfranco Madonna and
    The Three Philosophers. He died in June 18, 1964 in Bologna, Italy.
  • Leonardo Da Vinci

    Leonardo Da Vinci
    He was born on April 15, 1952 in Florence, Italy. His natural genius crossed so many fields that he was known as the Renaissance Man. He was the greatest painter of all time. He was known for his Mona Lisa, Last Supper, Vitruvian Man and Lady with an Ermine. Da Vinci died on May 2, 1519 in France at age 67. He was buried nearby in the palace church of Saint-Florentin. The French Revolution nearly obliterated the church and his remains were completely demolised.
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