Find out more about the greatest 16th Century Italian Painters, including Caravaggio, Sandro Botticelli, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Giuseppe Arcimboldo and Artemisia Gentileschi
Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci
15 April 1452
Polymath
MichelangeloMichelangelo
06 March 1475
Sculptor

CaravaggioCaravaggio
29 September 1571
Painter

Sandro BotticelliSandro Botticelli
1445 AD
Painter

Artemisia GentileschiArtemisia Gentileschi
08 July 1593
Painter

Giuseppe ArcimboldoGiuseppe Arcimboldo
1527 AD
Painter
Giorgio VasariGiorgio Vasari
30 July 1511
Painter, Architect

tintoretto Tintoretto
29 September 1518
Renaissance Painter

Giovanni BelliniGiovanni Bellini
1430 AD
Renaissance Painter
Annibale CarracciAnnibale Carracci
03 November 1560
Painter

SalaiSalai
1480 AD
Artist
Benvenuto CelliniBenvenuto Cellini
03 November 1500
Goldsmith

Sofonisba AnguissolaSofonisba Anguissola
1535 AD
painter, artist, visual artist

Paolo VeronesePaolo Veronese
1528 AD
Artist

Francesco MelziFrancesco Melzi
1491 AD
Painter

Guido ReniGuido Reni
04 November 1575
Painter
BronzinoBronzino
17 November 1503
Painter

ParmigianinoParmigianino
11 January 1503
Painter

Lavinia FontanaLavinia Fontana
24 August 1552
Painter

Antonio da CorreggioAntonio da Correggio
30 August 1489
Painter
Agostino TassiAgostino Tassi
1578 AD
Painter

GiambolognaGiambologna
1529 AD
Sculptor
Andrea del SartoAndrea del Sarto
16 July 1486
Painter

Giulio RomanoGiulio Romano
1499 AD
Architect

Orazio GentileschiOrazio Gentileschi
09 July 1563
Painter
Piero di CosimoPiero di Cosimo
02 January 1462
Painter

Sebastiano del PiomboSebastiano del Piombo
1485 AD
Painter
Il SodomaIl Sodoma
1477 AD
Painter

Daniele da VolterraDaniele da Volterra
1509 AD
Painter

Pietro da CortonaPietro da Cortona
01 November 1596
Painter, Architect, Artist
Lorenzo LottoLorenzo Lotto
1480 AD
Painter

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Giovanni Antonio BoltraffioGiovanni Antonio Boltraffio
1466 AD
Painter
Giovanni BaglioneGiovanni Baglione
1566 AD
Painter

Agostino CarracciAgostino Carracci
16 August 1557
Painter

Rosso FiorentinoRosso Fiorentino
08 March 1494
Painter, Printmaker

DomenichinoDomenichino
21 October 1581
Painter
Bernardo BuontalentiBernardo Buontalenti
15 December 1531
Designer
CinquecentoCinquecento
 

Plautilla NelliPlautilla Nelli
1524 AD
Artist

Jacopo BassanoJacopo Bassano
1510 AD
Painter

Pietro TorrigianoPietro Torrigiano
24 November 1472
Sculptor
Dosso DossiDosso Dossi
1489 AD
Artist

Baldassarre PeruzziBaldassarre Peruzzi
07 March 1481
Architect

Federico BarocciFederico Barocci
1535 AD
Painter

Fra BartolomeoFra Bartolomeo
 

Alessandro AlloriAlessandro Allori
 
Marcantonio RaimondiMarcantonio Raimondi
1480 AD
Engraver

Andrea SolariAndrea Solari
1460 AD
Painter
Federico ZuccariFederico Zuccari
1539 AD
Painter

Fede GaliziaFede Galizia
26 September 1578
Painter

Ludovico CarracciLudovico Carracci
21 April 1555
Painter
Giovanni Battista MoroniGiovanni Battista Moroni
1520 AD
Italian painter

Giacomo della PortaGiacomo della Porta
1532 AD
Architect
Bartolommeo BandinelliBartolommeo Bandinelli
 

Jacopo SansovinoJacopo Sansovino
02 July 1486
Sculptor

Paris BordoneParis Bordone
 

Francesco di GiorgioFrancesco di Giorgio
23 September 1439
Architect

Properzia de RossiProperzia de Rossi
1490 AD
Sculptor
Palma VecchioPalma Vecchio
1480 AD
Painter

Baccio BandinelliBaccio Bandinelli
01 October 1488
Sculptor

Jacopo de' BarbariJacopo de' Barbari
1450 AD
Painter

Domenico FettiDomenico Fetti
1589 AD
Painter
Cristofano AlloriCristofano Allori
 

Cima da ConeglianoCima da Conegliano
1459 AD
Painter
Francesco AlbaniFrancesco Albani
17 August 1578
Painter

Giuseppe CesariGiuseppe Cesari
31 January 1568
Painter

Giovanni LanfrancoGiovanni Lanfranco
26 January 1582
Painter
Francesco PrimaticcioFrancesco Primaticcio
30 April 1504
Painter

Bartolomeo AmmannatiBartolomeo Ammannati
18 June 1511
Architect
Alessandro AlgardiAlessandro Algardi
1598 AD
Sculptor

Domenico di Pace BeccafumiDomenico di Pace Beccafumi
1486 AD
Painter

Andrea della RobbiaAndrea della Robbia
24 October 1435
Sculptor
Francesco de' RossiFrancesco de' Rossi
1510 AD
Painter

Ludovico CigoliLudovico Cigoli
21 September 1559
Artist and poet
Leone LeoniLeone Leoni
1509 AD
Sculptor

Pirro LigorioPirro Ligorio
1512 AD
Architect

Niccolò dell'AbateNiccolò dell'Abate
1512 AD
Painter

Pietro BerniniPietro Bernini
06 May 1562
Sculptor
Lorenzo CostaLorenzo Costa
1460 AD
Painter
Benvenuto TisiBenvenuto Tisi
1481 AD
Italian painter

Francesco FranciaFrancesco Francia
1450 AD
Artist

Francesco BacchiaccaFrancesco Bacchiacca
 

Girolamo SavoldoGirolamo Savoldo
1480 AD
Painter
Mariotto AlbertinelliMariotto Albertinelli
 

Pellegrino TibaldiPellegrino Tibaldi
1527 AD
Architect

Ambrosius BensonAmbrosius Benson
 

Giulio CampagnolaGiulio Campagnola
1482 AD
Engraver

Giovanni Francesco CarotoGiovanni Francesco Caroto
1480 AD
Painter
Alessandro TurchiAlessandro Turchi
1578 AD
Painter

Leandro BassanoLeandro Bassano
 
Vincenzo FoppaVincenzo Foppa
1427 AD
Painter

Ugo da CarpiUgo da Carpi
1480 AD
Printmaker
Pietro LombardoPietro Lombardo
1435 AD
Sculptor
Il PordenoneIl Pordenone
1484 AD
Painter