The Renaissance in Europe gave rise to many famous 16th Century paintings from artists like Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael. The art from this period reflects the intellectual and social advancements of the era which helped create the transition into Modernism.
These era paintings are both inspiring and beautiful, and the artistic shift towards realism and accuracy during this period created art that is clean and well-defined. Art from this era is a perfect choice for an area with a classical feel, and helps you to create an atmosphere that speaks of enlightenment and cultural significance.
Many famous art images were created during the 16th century. These works are instantly recognizable to many modern art enthusiasts, such as the 'Mona Lisa' by Da Vinci, 'Creation of Man' by Michelangelo and 'The Madonna Del Granduca' by Raphael. These Renaissance
paintings, and many more, are some of the building blocks from which modern art was shaped.