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

Fra AngelicoFra Angelico
Italian
Bernardino LuiniBernardino Luini
Italian
Antonis MorAntonis Mor
Dutch

Dosso DossiDosso Dossi
Italian

Francesco del CossaFrancesco del Cossa
Italian

FilareteFilarete
Italian
Giovanni Battista MoroniGiovanni Battista Moroni
Italian

Cennino CenniniCennino Cennini
Italian
Jacopo BelliniJacopo Bellini
Italian

Bernard van OrleyBernard van Orley
Belgian

Joos van CleveJoos van Cleve
German
Jean-Jacques HennerJean-Jacques Henner
French

Cima da ConeglianoCima da Conegliano
Italian
Pedro BerruguetePedro Berruguete
Spanish

Justus van GentJustus van Gent
Italian

Frans FlorisFrans Floris
Belgian
Piero del PollaioloPiero del Pollaiolo
Italian
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Andrea SolariAndrea Solari
Italian
Stefano di GiovanniStefano di Giovanni
Italian

Bernardo DaddiBernardo Daddi
Italian

Pirro LigorioPirro Ligorio
Italian

Nuno GonçalvesNuno Gonçalves
Portuguese
Pieter PostPieter Post
Dutch

Bartolomeo MontagnaBartolomeo Montagna
Italian

Lorenzo CostaLorenzo Costa
Italian

Watanabe KazanWatanabe Kazan
Japanese

Shiba KōkanShiba Kōkan
Japanese
Sakai HōitsuSakai Hōitsu
Japanese

Jean Bérain the ElderJean Bérain the Elder
French
Il PordenoneIl Pordenone
Italian

Nicolas FromentNicolas Froment
French

Giovanni Maria FalconettoGiovanni Maria Falconetto
Italian
Giovanni Francesco CarotoGiovanni Francesco Caroto
Italian

Vincenzo FoppaVincenzo Foppa
Italian
Soga ShōhakuSoga Shōhaku
Japanese

FranciabigioFranciabigio
Italian

Girolamo SavoldoGirolamo Savoldo
Italian

Alexandre-François DesportesAlexandre-François Desportes
French

Hans von MaréesHans von Marées
German
Barent FabritiusBarent Fabritius
Dutch

Henry BoneHenry Bone
British

Vincenzo CarducciVincenzo Carducci
Italian

RomaninoRomanino
Italian
Juan Fernández NavarreteJuan Fernández Navarrete
Spanish
Albert HuieAlbert Huie
Jamaican

Jacob Gerritsz. CuypJacob Gerritsz. Cuyp
Dutch

Jean Cousin the YoungerJean Cousin the Younger
French

Liu SongnianLiu Songnian
Chinese
Giovanni Battista CrespiGiovanni Battista Crespi
Italian

Béla Iványi-GrünwaldBéla Iványi-Grünwald
Hungarian
William FaithorneWilliam Faithorne
British

Wenceslas CobergherWenceslas Cobergher
Belgian

Liberale da VeronaLiberale da Verona
Italian
Pieter Bruegel, the ElderPieter Bruegel, the Elder
Netherlands Antilles