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The Early Renaissance

Centered in Italy, 15th Century

The Renaissance was a period of great creative and intellectual activity, during which artists broke away from the restrictions of Byzantine Art. Throughout the 15th century, artists studied the natural world in order to perfect their understanding of such subjects as anatomy and perspective.

Among the many great artists of this period were Sandro Botticelli, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Paolo Uccello and Piero della Francesca.

During this period there was a related advancement of Gothic Art centered in Germany and the Netherlands, known as the Northern Renaissance.

The Early Renaissance was succeeded by the mature High Renaissance period, which began circa 1500.

Chronological Listing of Early Renaissance Artists
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Giotto di Bondone 1267-1337 Italian Painter
Bernardo Daddi 1280-1348 Italian Painter
Taddeo Gaddi 1300-1366 Italian Painter
Maso di Banco 1320-1350 Italian Painter
Agnolo Gaddi 1345-1396 Italian Painter
Spinello Aretino 1350-1410 Italian Painter
Francesco di Valdambrino 1363-1435 Italian Sculptor
Jacobello Del Fiore 1370-1439 Italian Painter
Michelino da Besozzo 1370-1450 Italian Painter
Jacopo della Quercia 1371-1438 Italian Sculptor
Master of 1419 15th Century Italian Painter
Master of Pratovecchio 15th Century Italian Painter
Master of the Avignon School 15th Century French Painter
Master of the Manna 15th Century French
Filippo Brunelleschi 1377-1446 Italian Sculptor/Architect
Lorenzo Ghiberti 1378-1455 Italian Sculptor
Nanni di Banco 1380-1421 Italian Sculptor
Masolino da Panicale 1383-1447 Italian Painter
Giovanni dal Ponte 1385-1437 Italian Painter
Donatello 1386-1466 Italian Sculptor
Fra Angelico 1387-1455 Italian Painter
Parri Spinelli 1387-1453 Italian Painter
Andrea di Bartolo 1389-1428 Italian
Sassetta 1390-1450 Italian Painter
Piero di Niccolo Lamberti 1393-1435 Italian Sculptor
Nicolo di Pietro 1394-1440 Italian Painter
Pisanello 1395-1455 Italian Painter
Michelozzo di Bartolomeo 1396-1472 Italian Sculptor/Architect
Francesco Squarcione 1397-1468 Italian Painter
Paolo Uccello 1397-1475 Italian Painter
Domenico di Bartolo 1400-1447 Italian Painter
Domenico Veneziano 1400-1461 Italian Painter
Filarete 1400-1469 Italian Sculptor
Michele Giambono 1400-1462 Italian Painter
Bernardo Martorell 1400-1452 Spanish Painter
Michele Pannonio 1400-1464 Hungarian Painter
Luca della Robbia 1400-1482 Italian Sculptor
Masaccio 1401-1428 Italian Painter
Giovanni di Paolo 1403-1483 Italian Painter
Leon Baptista Alberti 1404-1472 Italian Architect
Bartolome Bermejo 1405-1498 Spanish Painter
Master of the Duke of Bedford 1405-1435 French Miniaturist
Fra Filippo Lippi 1406-1469 Italian Painter
Sano di Pietro 1406-1481 Italian Painter
Lo Scheggia 1406-1486 Italian Painter
Giovanni da Modena 1409-1456 Italian Painter
Bernardo Rossellino 1409-1464 Italian Sculptor
Pietro di Giovanni d'Ambrogio 1410-1449 Italian Painter
Vecchietta 1410-1480 Italian Painter/Sculptor
Giovanni di Francesco 1412-1459 Italian Painter
Zanobi Strozzi 1412-1468 Italian Painter
Apollonio di Giovanni 1415-1465 Italian Painter
Jaume Huguet 1415-1492 Spanish Painter
Paolo Romano 1415-1470 Italian Sculptor
Michele di Matteo Lambertini 1416-1469 Italian Painter
Domenico di Michelino 1417-1491 Italian Painter
Agostino di Duccio 1418-1481 Italian Sculptor
Andrea Bregno 1418-1503 Italian Sculptor/Architect
Zanobi Machiavelli 1418-1479 Italian Painter
Nanni di Bartolo 1419-1451 Italian Sculptor
Neri di Bicci 1419-1491 Italian Painter
Bertoldo di Giovanni 1420-1491 Italian Sculptor
Giovanni Boccati 1420-1487 Italian Painter
Benedetto Bonfigli 1420-1496 Italian Painter
Bartolommeo Caporali 1420-1505 Italian Painter
Jean Fouquet 1420-1477 French Painter
Giovanni Francesco da Rimini 1420-1470 Italian Painter
Benozzo Gozzoli 1420-1497 Italian Painter
Antonio Vivarini 1420-1484 Italian Painter
Bartolomeo Bon 1421-1464 Italian Sculptor/Architect
Pesellino 1422-1457 Italian Painter
Piero della Francesca 1422-1492 Italian Painter
Andrea del Castagno 1423-1457 Italian Painter
Alessio Baldovinetti 1425-1499 Italian Painter
Antonio Bregno 1425-1457 Italian Sculptor/Architect
Master of the Mascoli Altar 1425-1450 Italian Sculptor
Niccolo di Liberatore 1425-1502 Italian Painter
Antonio Rossellino 1427-1479 Italian Sculptor
Luis Dalmau 1428-1461 Spanish Painter
Gentile Bellini 1429-1507 Italian Painter
Mino da Fiesole 1429-1484 Italian Sculptor
Antonello da Messina 1430-1479 Italian Painter
Lazzaro Bastiani 1430-1512 Italian Painter
Belbello da Pavia 1430-1473 Italian Manuscript Illuminator
Carlo Crivelli 1430-1495 Italian Painter
Desiderio da Settignano 1430-1464 Italian Painter/Sculptor
Vincenzo Foppa 1430-1515 Italian Painter
Nicolas Froment 1430-1485 French Painter
Francesco Laurana 1430-1502 Dalmatian/Italian Sculptor
Master of the Osservanza 1430-1450 Italian Manuscript Illuminator
Matteo di Giovanni 1430-1495 Italian Painter
Niccolo Fiorentino 1430-1514 Italian Goldsmith
Antoniazzo Romano 1430-1508 Italian Painter
Giovanni Santi 1430-1494 Italian Painter/Writer
Cosme Tura 1430-1495 Italian Painter
Andrea Mantegna 1431-1506 Italian Painter
Savelli Sperandio 1431-1504 Italian Sculptor
Francesco Benaglio 1432-1492 Italian Painter
Antonio Pollaiolo 1432-1498 Italian Painter/Sculptor
Marco Zoppo 1433-1478 Italian Painter
Francesco del Cossa 1435-1477 Italian Painter
Pietro Lombardo 1435-1515 Italian Sculptor
Andrea della Robbia 1435-1525 Italian Sculptor
Andrea del Verrocchio 1435-1488 Italian Sculptor/Painter
Benvenuto di Giovanni 1436-1518 Italian Painter
Matteo Civitale 1436-1501 Italian Painter/Sculptor
Melozzo da Forli 1438-1494 Italian Painter
Francesco di Giorgio Martini 1439-1501 Italian Painter/Sculptor
Cosimo Rosselli 1439-1507 Italian Painter
Bartolomeo Bellano 1440-1496 Italian Sculptor
Vittorio Crivelli 1440-1501 Italian Painter
Giovanni Dalmata 1440-1510 Dalmatian Sculptor
Jacopo de'Barbari 1440-1515 Italian Painter
Fernando Gallego 1440-1507 Spanish Painter
Antonio Rizzo 1440-1499 Italian Sculptor
Bartolomeo Vivarini 1440-1500 Italian Painter
Piero Pollaiolo 1441-1496 Italian Painter
Benedetto da Maiano 1442-1497 Italian Sculptor
Jacopo del Sellaio 1442-1493 Italian Painter
Baldassare Estense 1443-1504 Italian Painter
Giuliano da Sangallo 1443-1516 Italian Architect
Bonifacio Bembo 1444-1477 Italian Painter
Antonio Marescotti 1444-1462 Italian
Biagio d'Antonio da Firenze 1445-1510 Italian Painter
Sandro Botticelli 1445-1510 Italian Painter
Fra Carnevale 1445-1484 Italian Painter
Fiorenzo di Lorenzo 1445-1525 Italian Painter
Gherardo di Giovanni 1445-1497 Italian Miniaturist
Liberale da Verona 1445-1530 Italian Painter
Neroccio 1445-1500 Italian Painter
Pietro Perugino 1445-1523 Italian Painter
Alvise Vivarini 1445-1505 Italian Painter
Francesco Botticini 1446-1498 Italian Painter
Giovanni Antonio Amadeo 1447-1522 Italian Sculptor
Pablo de San Leocadio 1447-1520 Italian/Spanish Painter
Domenico da Tolmezzo 1448-1507 Italian Painter
Agnolo degli Erri 1448-1482 Italian Painter
Domenico Gagini 1449-1492 Italian Sculptor
Domenico Ghirlandaio 1449-1494 Italian Painter
Pedro Berruguete 1450-1504 Spanish Painter
Bernardino Jacopi Butinone 1450-1507 Italian Painter
Francesco Antonio del Cherico 1450-1470 Italian Miniaturist
Guidoccio Cozzarelli 1450-1516 Italian Painter
Ercole de'Roberti 1450-1496 Italian Painter
Nuno Goncalves 1450-1471 Portuguese Painter
Master of the Castello Nativity 1450-1475 Italian Painter
Guido Mazzoni 1450-1518 Italian Sculptor
Bartolomeo Montagna 1450-1523 Italian Painter
Antonio da Fabriano 1451-1486 Italian
Attavante Degli Attavanti 1452-1525 Italian Miniaturist
Giacomo Cozzarelli 1453-1515 Italian Sculptor
Martin Bernat 1454-1497 Spanish Painter
Pinturicchio 1454-1513 Italian Painter
Pedro Sanchez 1454-1468 Spanish Painter
Ambrogio de Predis 1455-1508 Italian Painter
Filippino Lippi 1457-1504 Italian Painter
Benedetto Ghirlandaio 1458-1497 Italian Painter
Antonio Lombardo 1458-1516 Italian Sculptor
Giambattista Cima da Conegliano 1459-1517 Italian Painter
Antico 1460-1528 Italian Sculptor
Francesco Bonsignori 1460-1519 Italian Painter
Francesco Marmitta 1460-1505 Italian Painter
Niccolo Dell'Arca 1462-1494 Italian Sculptor
Cristoforo Mantegazza 1464-1482 Italian Sculptor
Raffaellino del Garbo 1466-1524 Italian Painter
Giovanni Agostino da Lodi 1467-1524 Italian Painter
Gil de Siloe 1467-1505 Spanish Sculptor/Architect
Boccaccio Boccaccino 1468-1525 Italian Painter
Clemente da Urbino 1468 Italian
Lorenzo di Alessandro da Sanseverino 1468-1503 Italian Painter
Andrea Previtali 1470-1528 Italian Painter
Il Riccio 1470-1532 Italian Sculptor
Silvestro Dell'Acquila 1471-1504 Italian Sculptor
Jacometto 1472-1497 Italian Painter
Antonio Mantegazza 1472-1495 Italian Sculptor
Nicola di Maestro Antonio d'Ancona 1472 Italian
Mariotto Albertinelli 1474-1515 Italian Painter
Benedetto da Rovezzano 1474-1554 Italian Sculptor
Zoan Andrea 1475-1505 Italian Painter/Printmaker
Jean Barbet 1475-1514 French Sculptor
Bartolomeo di Giovanni 1475-1511 Italian Painter
Benedetto Briosco 1477-1514 Italian Sculptor
Carlo di Braccesco 1478-1501 Italian Painter
Pietro da Rho 1480-1508 Italian Sculptor
Tommaso Cazzaniga 1481-1504 Italian Sculptor
Giulio Campagnola 1482-1514 Italian Engraver
Giovanni Mansueti 1484-1526 Italian Painter
Master of the Retablo of the Reyes Catolicos 1485-1500 Spanish Painter
Marco Marziale 1492-1507 Italian Painter
Master of the Griselda Legend 1500 Italian Painter
Master of the Marble Madonnas 1500 Italian Sculptor
Camillo Boccaccino 1504-1546 Italian Painter



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