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Artists, Early Renaissance Art, Galleries - Medieval, middle age, and renaissance art and artists. Sculptures, architecture, paintings, etc.



Middle Ages and Renaissance Art

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Examples of Earlier Renaissance Works of Art
Artists born before 1470, including the works of Fra Angelico, Donatello, Antonio Pisanello, Giovanni Bellini, Sandro Botticelli, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Sebastiano Mainardi, Leonardo da Vinci, and Tilmann Riemenschneider
From the same site:
Examples of works of art by artists born after 1469, including Albrecht Dürer, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Raphael, Titian, Tintoretto, and Giambologna
Examples of art of the Middle Ages


Images of Medieval Art and Architecture
This site also includes a wonderful glossary of medieval art and architecture terms. Very nice illustrations and pronunciations of the words.


Web Gallery of Art
The Web Gallery of Art is a virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture of the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods (1100-1850), currently containing over 14.500 reproductions. Commentaries on pictures, biographies of artists are available. Guided tours, free postcard and other services are provided for the visitors.


WebMuseum, Paris
Two extensive sections include Medieval Art and a Famous Artworks exhibition. Search by time period or by Artist index. Medieval Art: Les très riches heures du Duc de Berry . The Très Riches Heures is the classic example of a medieval book of hours. Pictures in this exhibition are from the calendar section of the Très Riches Heures. Famous Artworks exhibition: Gothic painting, Italian Renaissance, Northern Renaissance, Baroque, Japanese Art and Architecture, and more.