Renaissance Paintings and Statues
Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci
"The best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most parodied work of art in the world." It is thought to be a portrait of Lisa Gheradini who was the wife of Francisco del Gioconclo, king of France. Painted between 1503~1506.
The Last Judgement by Michelangelo
This painting was done between 1536 and 1541. More than 400 people are drawn in to this painting. On the center, Jesus is judging and people on the left are going to the heaven and on the right are going to the hell.
The Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli
This is a picture of where the goddess Venus is born from the sea. This was painted in 1486. It is on display at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy.
Pieta by Michelangelo
Four sculptures of Mary holding Jesus after died from cross. The most famous one of the four sculptures is St.Peter's Pieta.