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1

Giotto di Bondone

(1267 - 1337). Born near Florence, studied under Cimabue. Painted the fresco in the Arena Chapel in Padua.

2

Cimabue

(c. 1251 - 1302). Italian painter and mosaicist. "Madonna Enthroned with St. Francis" and the fresco "Assisi: the Sta. Trinità Madonna"

3

Ambrogio Lorenzetti

italian painter of the Sienese school. "The Allegory of Good and Bad Government" in the council room of the Palazzo Pubblicco of Siena.

4

The Limbourg Brothers

Herman, Paul and Johan; Dutch miniature painters who created "Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry"

5

Filippo Brunelleschi

Italian architect and engineer, founding father of the Renaissance. Great work was the dome atop the Santa Maria del Flore in Florence.

6

Lorenzo Ghiberti

(1378 - 1455) Pelago, Italy. Renaissance sculpture. "The Gates of Paradise" for the cathedral of Florence are considered one of the greatest masterpieces of Italian art.

7

Albrecht Durer

Painter, printmaker, and theorist of the German Renaissance. Altarpieces, woodcuts, portraits, self-portraits, and copper engravings. Most famous for his "Apocalypse" series of woodcuts.

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Leonardo da Vinci

(1452 - 1519) Leading figure of the Renaissance; painter, sculptor, architect, and engineer. "The Last Supper" and the "Mona Lisa".

9

Uccello

Italian painter and mathematician. Obsessed with perspective.

10

PIero della Francesca

Early Renaissance mathematician and geometer. Fresco cycle "The Legend of the True Cross" and diptych portrait of Frederico da Montefeltro, Duke of Urbino.

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Raphael

Master painter and architect of the High Renaissance. Best known for his "Madonna" series and rooms in the Vatican.

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Masaccio

First great Italian painter of the Quattrocento. Short career but had a deep influence on others. Used techniques such as linear perspective, the vanishing point, and chiaroscuro.