Renaissance Art and Artist Exhibit

St. Peter Museum of Fine Arts

St. Peter Museum of Fine Arts

578 West Broadway St. Peter, MN 56082


Giovanni Bellini 1430-1516

Giovanni received most of his training from his father. He switched to newly-introduced oil painting style, from using tempera, and then went to the cathedrals of Venice. Some of his paintings include Dead Christ Supported by two Angels, Dead Christ Supported by Mary and Saint John Evangelista, Agony in the Garden, Madonna in the Meadow, and young woman holding a mirror.

Leonardo Da Vinci 1452-1519

Leonardo was called a renaissance man, because he was skilled at many things, including painting. He was educated at the Studio of the Florentine Painter. Some of his famous paintings include the Mona Lisa, and the Last Supper.

Raphael Sanzio 1483-1520

Raphael was an extremely versatile painter. He worked for two popes, and their close associates. He mostly did oil paintings. His paintings include An allegory, Saint Catherine of Alexandria, and portrait of Pope Julius the II.

Tiziano Vecellio (Titan) 1477-1576

Titan was called the master painter in Venice during the period we now call the High Renaissance. He became the official painter to the Republic in 1516. Was a huge inspiration to painter who came after him because he had amazing technique.