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Important Painters Born in the 15th Century

Mariotto Albertinelli (1474 -1515) Italian, FlorentineHigh Renaissance  
Fra Angelico (1395 - 1455)  Italian, Florentine, Early Renaissance
Alesso Baldovinetti (1427-1499) Italian, Florentine, Early Renaissance
Lazzaro Bastiani (1430-1512) Italian, VenetianRenaissance
Giovanni Antonio Bazzi (1477-1548) Italian, Sienese, High Renaissance
Domenico di Pace Beccafumi 1486-1551) Italian, Sienese, Renaissance
Giovanni Bellini (1430 - 1516) Italian, Venetian, Renaissance
Pedro Berruguete (1450 - 1504) Spanish Early Renaissance
Hieronymus Bosch (1453 - 1516) Dutch, Northern Renaissance
Alessandro Botticelli (1445 - 1510) Italian, Florentine, Renaissance
Dieric Bouts the Elder (1413-1475) Dutch, Northern Renaissance
Antonio da Correggio (1489- 1534)   ItalianRenaissance
Piero di Cosimo 1462-1521) Italian, Florentine, High Renaissance
Lorenzo Costa (1460-1535) Italian, Ferrara School, High Renaissance
Guidoccio Cozzarelli (1450-1516) Italian, Florentine, High Renaissance
Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472 - 1553) German, Northern Renaissance
Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519) Italian, Florentine, High Renaissance
Piero della Francesca (1422-1492) Italian, Renaissance
Andrea del Sarto (1486-1531) Italian, Florentine, High Renaissance
Ercole de’Roberti (1450-1496) Italian, Ferrara School, Renaissance
Dionysius (1440-1510) Russian, Byzantine Style
Domenico Di Michelino, (1417 - 1491) Italian, Florentine, High Renaissance
Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia (1403-1483) Italian, Sienese, Early Renaissance
Sano di Pietro (1406-1481) Italian, Sienese, Early Renaissance
Dosso Dossi (1490 - 1542) Italian, Ferrara School, High Renaissance
Albrecht Dürer (1471 - 1528)  German, Northern Renaissance
Giovanni Rosso Fiorentino (1495 - 1540) Italian, Mannerist
Jean Fouquet (1420 - 1481)  French, Early Renaissance
Francesco Francia (1450-1517) ItalianMilanese School, High Renaissance
Piero della Francesca, (1422-1492)  Italian, Renaissance
Garofalo (1481-1559) Italian, Ferrara School, Renaissance,
Ridolfo Ghirlandaio 1483 - 1561) Italian, Florentine, High Renaissance
Giorgione (1477-1510) Italian, Venetian, High Renaissance
Benozzo Gozzoli (1420-1497) Italian, Florentine, Early Renaissance
Matthias Grünewald (1434-1494) Flemish, Northern Renaissance
Hans Holbein the Younger (1497-1543) German, Northern Renaissance
Fra Filippo Lippi (1406-1459) Italian, Florentine, Early Renaissance
Lorenzo Lotto (1480-1556) Italian, Venetian, High Renaissance
Bernardino Luini (1475-1532)  Italian, Milanese School, High Renaissance
Hans Memling (1434-1494) German, Flemish
Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506) Italian, Renaissance
Masaccio (1401 - 1428) Italian, Florentine, Early Renaissance
Quentin Massys (1466–1530  Flemish, Northern Renaissance, Antwerp school
Michelangelo (1475 - 1564)  Italian, Renaissance
Pontormo (1494-1557) Italian, Mannerist
Pietro Perugino (1445-1524) Italian, Umbrian SchoolEarly Renaissance
Baldassare Peruzzi (1481-1537) Italian, High Renaissance
Sano di Pietro (1406-1481) ItalianRenaissance
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) French, Impressionist
Jacopo da Pontormo (1494 - 1557) Italian, Mannerist
Marcantonio Raimondi (1475-1534) Italian, High Renaissance
Raphael, (1483-1520) Italian, High Renaissance
Sodoma (1477-1548) Italian, Sienese, High Renaissance
Titian (1477 - 1576) Italian, Venetian, High Renaissance

Key Descriptive Words  and Phrases associated with the Renaissance Movement rebirth, rediscovery of the classical world,  publication of Della Pittura, a book about the laws of mathematical perspective for artists,  sfumato, chiaroscuro, Savonarola, spiritually significant,  illuminated manuscript,  idealized biblical themes, scriptorium, illuminator,  Age of Discovery, axonometric drawing, curiosity about the natural world,  realistic use of colours and  light,  Bonfire of the Vanities, Old Testament stories, ethereal and foggy backgrounds, Gospel parables, The Blackdeath, romanticized landscapes,  Christian symbolism.


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