List of famous Renaissance painters and artists with their biographies that include their paintings, artwork, trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

The Renaissance was a rich, dynamic and vibrant era in Europe, marking the period from the 14th to the 17th century. Starting as a cultural movement in Italy in the Late Medieval period, it later spread to the rest of Europe, marking the beginning of the Early Modern Age. Renaissance painting shifted towards a more natural reality as reflected in the works of great artists such as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo. Tiziano Vecelli, a versatile Italian painter and an important member of the 16th-century Venetian school was another artist who deeply influenced the development of Renaissance art. His impact was so profound that generations of future artists in the West continued to be influenced by his techniques. Masaccio, another major figure in Renaissance painting, was considered the best painter of his generation because of his ability to create a convincing sense of three-dimensionality in his works. Flemish painter Hugo van der Goes along with Jan van Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden, Hans Memling and Dieric Bouts was one of the most important of the Early Netherlandish painters while Giorgione was one of the founders of the distinctive Venetian school of Italian Renaissance painting. Read on to know about the life and works of famous Renaissance painters.

Raphael Raphael
Italian

Titian Titian
Italian

El Greco El Greco
Spanish, Greek

Masaccio Masaccio
Italian

Pontormo Pontormo
Italian

Lucas Cranach the ElderLucas Cranach the Elder
German
Fra AngelicoFra Angelico
Italian
Bernardino LuiniBernardino Luini
Italian

Antonis MorAntonis Mor
Dutch

Francesco del CossaFrancesco del Cossa
Italian

Dosso DossiDosso Dossi
Italian
Giovanni Battista MoroniGiovanni Battista Moroni
Italian

Bernard van OrleyBernard van Orley
Belgian
Cennino CenniniCennino Cennini
Italian

Jean-Jacques HennerJean-Jacques Henner
French

FilareteFilarete
Italian
Jacopo BelliniJacopo Bellini
Italian

Joos van CleveJoos van Cleve
German
Frans FlorisFrans Floris
Belgian

Pedro BerruguetePedro Berruguete
Spanish

Cima da ConeglianoCima da Conegliano
Italian
Andrea SolariAndrea Solari
Italian
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Sakai HōitsuSakai Hōitsu
Japanese
Stefano di GiovanniStefano di Giovanni
Italian

Cosimo TuraCosimo Tura
Italian

Piero del PollaioloPiero del Pollaiolo
Italian

Domenico di Pace BeccafumiDomenico di Pace Beccafumi
Italian
Pirro LigorioPirro Ligorio
Italian

Konrad WitzKonrad Witz
German

Justus van GentJustus van Gent
Italian

Watanabe KazanWatanabe Kazan
Japanese

Nuno GonçalvesNuno Gonçalves
Portuguese
Pieter PostPieter Post
Dutch

Shiba KōkanShiba Kōkan
Japanese
Bernardo DaddiBernardo Daddi
Italian

Lorenzo CostaLorenzo Costa
Italian

FranciabigioFranciabigio
Italian
Alexandre-François DesportesAlexandre-François Desportes
French

Il PordenoneIl Pordenone
Italian
Vincenzo FoppaVincenzo Foppa
Italian

Nicolas FromentNicolas Froment
French

Jean Bérain the ElderJean Bérain the Elder
French

Bartolomeo MontagnaBartolomeo Montagna
Italian

Giovanni Francesco CarotoGiovanni Francesco Caroto
Italian
Girolamo SavoldoGirolamo Savoldo
Italian

Hans von MaréesHans von Marées
German

Giovanni Maria FalconettoGiovanni Maria Falconetto
Italian

Henry BoneHenry Bone
British
RomaninoRomanino
Italian
Vincenzo CarducciVincenzo Carducci
Italian

Soga ShōhakuSoga Shōhaku
Japanese

Juan Fernández NavarreteJuan Fernández Navarrete
Spanish

Joseph WrightJoseph Wright
British
Béla Iványi-GrünwaldBéla Iványi-Grünwald
Hungarian

Bartolomeo VivariniBartolomeo Vivarini
Italian
Jean Cousin the YoungerJean Cousin the Younger
French

William FaithorneWilliam Faithorne
British

Barent FabritiusBarent Fabritius
Dutch
Jacob Gerritsz. CuypJacob Gerritsz. Cuyp
Dutch

Giovanni Battista CrespiGiovanni Battista Crespi
Italian
Albert HuieAlbert Huie
Jamaican

Liu SongnianLiu Songnian
Chinese

Wenceslas CobergherWenceslas Cobergher
Belgian
Liberale da VeronaLiberale da Verona
Italian

Alfred StevensAlfred Stevens
British
Pieter Bruegel, the ElderPieter Bruegel, the Elder
Netherlands Antilles