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Start your exploration of Renaissance People by using the general sources below
or go directly to your topic by clicking on one of the links in the table below.

General Information on Art in the Renaissance

 La Renaissance: Italy The "rebirth" of art in Italy: a description from the WebMuseum...

 The Italian Renaissance (1420-1600) The WebMuseum defines the era and provides links for
    the early and high renaissance periods of art in Italy.

 The Sistine Chapel with paintings by Michelangelo Buonarroti, Pietro Perugino, Sandro Botticelli,
    Domenico Ghirlandaio, Cosimo Rosselli, Luca Signorelli and their respective workshops

 Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raffaello and Other Great Personalities of the Sixteenth Century

 Art and History of Florence Diverse links

 Renaissance and Baroque Architecture Images for a survey course of Renaissance and
    Baroque Architecture at the University of Virginia

Links for the following Renaissance artists are included in the table below:  Botticelli, Pierter Brueghel,
Brunelleschi, Donatello, Leonardo da Vinci, Michaelangelo, Raphael, Rembrandt, and Titian.



Sandro Botticelli

Sandro Botticelli Biography

Sandro Botticelli - biography and images of his work

Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci From the WebMuseum

Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vnci's Life

Leonardo Home Page by the Museum of Science

Leonardo da Vinci - The Man and the Inventor

The Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci

1500 AD Leonardo da Vinci's Mechanical Calculator 150 years before Blaise Pascal's Arithmetic Machine.

Pieter Brueghel, the Elder

Bruegel, Pieter the Elder from the Web Museum

Bruegel, Pieter the Elder Biography from Wikipedia

Paintings of Pieter Brueghel, the Elder Web Gallery of Art

Pieter Coecke van Aelst
and the painters of the Breug(h)el Family- Scroll down to Pieter Breughel - biography and great images


Michelangelo: A Biography from Web Gallery of Art including links to specific works.

Michelangelo Buonarroti: a Comprehensive Biography

Michelangelo: A Biography from Microsoft Encarta

Michelangelo: includes links to Sistine Chapel images and background.

Filippo Brunelleschi

Brunelleschi:A Biography from the Web Gallery of Art

Thumbnail images of the work of Filippo Brunelleschi from a UVA architecture survey course that can be enlarged:

Brunelleschi's Work: views of Brunelleschi's work: Abraham, Crucifix, Sacristy
Filippo Brunelleschi - Florence Art Guide
Life of Brunelleschi
Filippo Brunelleschi - Great Buildings Online
Filippo Brunelleschi


Raphael: A Biography - from Web Gallery of Art

Raphael from Webmuseum

Raphael: A Biography including images of artwork.

Raphael from and image list


Donatello: A Biography

Donatello Web gallery of art

Donatello Other sites and biographical information


Donatello Biography from Artchive

Life of Donatello



Rembrandt From the WebMuseum.



Ghiberti Biography from Web Gallery of Art

Works of Ghiberti - created the magnificent bronze doors for the Baptistry of the cathedral of Florence


Titian Includes a biography and 15 thumbnail images of artwork.


Titian's portraits of Isabella d'Este and Alfonso d'Este (brother of Isabella and Beatrice d'Este and husband of Lucretia Borgia)

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