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8. Sistine Madonna

8. Sistine Madonna

Artist: Raffaello Sanzio

Completed in: 1512 

Located in: Emäldegalerie Alte Meister in Dresden

The painting shows Mother Mary holding baby Jesus in her hands with Saint Barbara and Saint Sixtus on both her sides and two cherubs beneath her. 

This is one of the most famous works of Raphael and an important painting of the Renaissance.

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7. The Last Judgment

7. The Last Judgment

Artist: Michelangelo Buonarrot

Completed in: 1541 

Located in: Sistine Chapel in Vatican City

The painting is about the second coming of Jesus, the day when God shall judge all humanity. Jesus is painted in the center surrounded...

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3. The Creation of Adam

3. The Creation of Adam

Artist: Michelangelo Buonarroti

Created in: 1512 

The creation of Adam is the painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Even though this is one of the most replicated paintings of all time, it is only second in popularity to Mona Lisa. The painti...

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Renaissance

Renaissance

The period from the 14th century to the 17th century in Europe is popularly called Renaissance, and it marked a rebirth or revival of classical learning and wisdom. 

The wave of renaissance touched upon many areas of European civilization, particularly the areas of art, religion, literature...

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4. The Last Supper

4. The Last Supper

Artist: Leonardo Da Vinci

Completed in: 1498

The image shows Jesus with his disciples for his last supper. The painting is noted for its clever use of colour, light, and anatomy. The painting is also a subject of many discussions and conjectures. Many...

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10. The Birth of Venus

10. The Birth of Venus

Artist: Sandro Botticelli

Completed in: 1485 

The painting shows Goddess Venus arriving on the island of Cyprus. She is depicted as a pure and mature woman standing on a seashell. Botticelli had given much attention to every detail of Venus. This pain...

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5. The School of Athens

5. The School of Athens

Artist: Raphael

Completed in: 1511

This painting stands one among the four main frescos on the walls of the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican. The four frescos symbolize Philosophy, Poetry, Theology, and Law. 

This painting symbolizes philosophy a...

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6. The Kiss of Judas

6. The Kiss of Judas

Artist: Giotto di Bondone

Completed in: 1306

Located in: The Scrovegni Chapel

This painting depicts the moment of betrayal of Jesus by Judas Iscariot who identifies Jesus to the Roman soldiers by kissing him. 

Many critics...

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1. Mona Lisa

1. Mona Lisa

Artist: Leonardo Da Vinci

Created in: 1503

Located in: Louvre, Paris

This painting is one of the most famous and recognized paintings in history. There have been many discussions on the enigmatic smiles of the Mona Lisa, on whet...

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9. Assumption of the Virgin

9. Assumption of the Virgin

Artist: Tiziano Vecellio

Completed in: 1518 

Located in: Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari

This painting was done by the artist in his early years and he has used vivid colors in this painting. Assumption of the Virgin ...

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2. Primavera

2. Primavera

Artist: Sandro Botticelli (original name: Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi)

Completed in: 1482

Primavera means spring in Italian. This painting is also known as the 'Allegory of Spring'. 

It is one of the prime examples of Renaissance art. There a...

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9. Assumption of the Virgin

9. Assumption of the Virgin

Artist: Tiziano Vecellio

Completed in: 1518 

Located in: Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari

This painting was done by the artist in his early years and he has used vivid colors in this painting. Assumption of the Virgin ...

7. The Last Judgment

7. The Last Judgment

Artist: Michelangelo Buonarrot

Completed in: 1541 

Located in: Sistine Chapel in Vatican City

The painting is about the second coming of Jesus, the day when God shall judge all humanity. Jesus is painted in the center surrounded...

5. The School of Athens

5. The School of Athens

Artist: Raphael

Completed in: 1511

This painting stands one among the four main frescos on the walls of the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican. The four frescos symbolize Philosophy, Poetry, Theology, and Law. 

This painting symbolizes philosophy a...

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