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The 941 Artworks of style High Renaissance



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Leonardo Da Vinci - Mona Lisa (La Gioconda)Mona Lisa (La Gioconda)Leonardo Da Vinci

The Mona Lisa is a half-length portrait of a Lisa Gherardini, wife of Francesco del Giocondo, by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci. It has been acclaimed as 'the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most parodied work of art in the world.' Believed to ha...

Musée du Louvre (Paris, France)
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Michelangelo Buonarroti - Creation of AdamCreation of AdamMichelangelo Buonarroti

The Creation of Man is one of the most notable artworks from the Renaissance period, it is a fresco painted on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, commissioned by Pope Julius II. The fresco illustrates a passage from the bible, “God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him' (G...

Cappella Sistina (Vatican City, Italy)
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Leonardo Da Vinci - Lady with an ErmineLady with an ErmineLeonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci painted “The Lady with the Ermine” on a wooden panel in oils. To Italy, for the era in which this was painted, oil paint as a medium was quite new. By the 1470s, this style got properly introduced. Cecilia Gallerani was recognized in this painting as the sitter. Ludovico Sforza, wh...

Czartoryski Museum (Kraków, Poland)
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Tiziano Vecellio (Titian) - Diana and ActaeonDiana and ActaeonTiziano Vecellio (Titian)

Diana and Actaeon is a painting by the Italian Renaissance master Titian, finished in 1556–1559, and is considered amongst Titian's greatest works. It portrays the moment in which the goddess Diana meets Actaeon. In 2008–2009, the National Gallery, London and National Gallery of Scotland successfull...

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Albrecht Durer - Christ Among the DoctorsChrist Among the DoctorsAlbrecht Durer

Christ among the Doctors is an oil painting by Albrecht Dürer, dating to 1506, now in the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid,Spain. The work dates to Dürer's sojourn in Venice, and was executed (according to the inscription Opus Quinque Dierum, meaning 'Made in five days') hastily while he was working...

Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza (Madrid, Spain)
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Albrecht Durer - Young HareYoung HareAlbrecht Durer

Young Hare (German: Feldhase) is a 1502 watercolour and bodycolour painting by German artist Albrecht Dürer. Painted in 1502 in his workshop, it is acknowledged as a masterpiece of observational art alongside his Great Piece of Turf from the following year. The subject is rendered with almost photog...

Albertina (Vienna, Austria)
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Giorgione (Giorgio Barbarelli Da Castelfranco) - Sleeping VenusSleeping VenusGiorgione (Giorgio Barbarelli Da Castelfranco)

Sleeping Venus (Dresden Venus), is a painting by Giorgione, with, it is now generally accepted, the landscape and sky, by Titian, completed after Giorgione's death in 1510. It is in the Gemäldegalerie, Dresden. The painting portrays a nude woman whose profile seems to follow that of the hills in the...

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Leonardo Da Vinci - The Virgin and Child with Saint AnneThe Virgin and Child with Saint AnneLeonardo Da Vinci

The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne is an oil painting by Leonardo da Vinci depicting St. Anne, her daughter the Virgin Mary and the infant Jesus. Christ is shown grappling with a sacrificial lamb symbolising his Passion whilst the Virgin tries to restrain him. The painting was commissioned as the ...

Musée du Louvre (Paris, France)
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Giorgione (Giorgio Barbarelli Da Castelfranco) - The Three PhilosophersThe Three PhilosophersGiorgione (Giorgio Barbarelli Da Castelfranco)

The Three Philosophers must be a work of the last couple of years of Giorgione's life, since a near-contemporary source says that it was begun by him and finished by Sebastiano del Piombo, a collaboration confirmed by stylistic analysis. The subject matter has long been a source of disagreement. In ...

Kunsthistorischess Museum (Wien, Austria)
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Leonardo Da Vinci - Virgin of the Rocks - LondonVirgin of the Rocks - LondonLeonardo Da Vinci

The Virgin of the Rocks (the Madonna of the Rocks) is one of the two different paintings with almost identical compositions, which are at least largely by Leonardo da Vinci. This painting is in the National Gallery, London. Originally thought to have been partially painted by Da Vinci's assistants, ...

Musée du Louvre (Paris, France)