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1: The renaissance period was full of some of the greatest artists to ever live. The pieces were so precise and creative and they made people feel special by simply looking at them. These are 10 of my favorite pieces created in that era. Enjoy...

2: Michelangelo Michelangelo was more famous for his sculptures than his paintings. He had a low opinion for paintings and preferred to sculpt. He created two very famous pieces before he turned 16: The Battle of Centaurs and T Madonna of Stairs. His rival at the time was Leonardo da Vinci. | 1

3: The sistine Chapel ceiling was painted as a fresco by Michelangelo. It holds many different biblical stories and took 4 years to finish the whole thing. A number of scaffolds. were used to reach the high ceiling and the work was tedious and precise. Michelangelo wanted this piece to be perfected.

4: Michelangelo Michelangelo was more famous for his sculptures than his paintings. He had a low opinion for paintings and preferred to sculpt. He created two very famous pieces before he turned 16: The Battle of Centaurs and T Madonna of Stairs. His rival at the time was Leonardo da Vinci.

5: Statue of David The Statue of David is a 17ft tall masterpiece. It took 3 years to create. It portrays David that slain Goliath before, not after, the fight. It gives the idea of being ready to battle and being full of courage. | 2

6: Raphael Raphael was a very religious artist. He was well known for his paintings, drawings, and his print works. Some of his most famous pieces are Wedding of the Virgin and The Mond Crucufixion. He decorated many walls in holy places. | 3

7: School of Athens The School of Athens piece is a reference to the knowledge and wisdom that was being passed around in this era. It is said that all of the great Greek Philosophers are in this painting but it is hard to depict who is who.

8: Raphael Raphael was a very religious artist. He was well known for his paintings, drawings, and his print works. Some of his most famous pieces are Wedding of the Virgin and The Mond Crucufixion. He decorated many walls in holy places.

9: Transfiguration of Christ This was Raphael's last piece before he died. It was painted to decorate a cathedral. There are other holy references in the painting such as Moses. This painting is named one of the most significant pieces in Renaissance history. | 4

10: Leonardo da Vinci He was often referred to as the archetype of the renaissance man. He had been involved in anything to do with art but is renowned primarily as a painter. He often had a more realistic approach on art. Some of his famous pieces are Madonna Litta and The Virgin.

11: The Last Supper The painting measures 15x29 feet. It represents Jesus' final supper where he announces that one of his apostles will betray him. It's one of the most famous paintings in the world. | 5

12: Leonardo da Vinci He was often referred to as the archetype of the renaissance man. He had been involved in anything to do with art but is renowned primarily as a painter. He often had a more realistic approach on art. Some of his famous pieces are Madonna Litta and The Virgin. | 6

13: Mona Lisa This painting represents a woman giving a feeling of subtleness and a fascinating illusion. It's could be the most famous and iconic painting in the world. | 666

14: Jon Van Eyck He is often referred to as the "Father of Oil Painting" due to the misconception that he invented it. He was simply one of the first to use this technique, along with other wet-on-wet styles. Some of his famous works are the Madonna in the Church and Madonna and a Child. | 7

15: Annunciation The painting was originally on a panel but has been transferred to canvas. It shows the Archangel Gabriel announcing to the Virgin Mary that she will bear the son of God.

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