Renaissance was the golden era of art. This period started in the 14th century and lasted until the 17th century. Some of the greatest artists like Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael were born in this period and gave their immense contribution to the art. The Renaissance period saw some religious masterpieces that developed the techniques of classicism and physical realism. Some of the famous paintings from this period are:

  • Mona Lisa Mona Lisa  is a painting by a very famous artist Leonardo da Vinci. This is one of the widely known paintings of all times and is believed to be painted in 1503 to 1506. This is said to be a painting of Lisa Gherardini, the wife of Francesco del Giocondo. Permanently displayed in the Louvre Museum in Paris, this is easily the most famous painting from the Renaissance period. This is an oil painting on a wood panel and has been a mystery to the masses about its origin for ages. It is mostly famous because Da Vinci never completed it. The portrait of the woman does not have eyebrows.