Renaissance Art

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Renaissance Art

The Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512, is one of the most renowned artworks of the High Renaissance. Central to the ceiling decoration are nine scenes from the Book of Genesis of which The Creation of Adam is the best known, the hands of God and Adam being reproduced in countless imitations.

Sistine Chapel Creation of Adam and Eve

Leonardo da Vinci 1452-1519 Italian Renaissance.

Renaissance Art

Michelangelo 1475-1564 Italian sculpture, painter, architecture, poet and engineer.

The Mona LisaThe Mona Lisa (Monna Lisa or La Gioconda in Italian; La Joconde in French) is a half-length portrait of a woman by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, which 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."

Raphael 1483-1520 Italian painter and architecture

The School of Athens, or Scuola di Atene in Italian, is one of the most famous paintings by Raphael. It was painted between 1510 and 1511 as a part of Raphael's commission to decorate with frescoes the rooms now known as the Stanze di Raffaello, in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican.


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