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Artists born in the 15th century (1401 - 1500)
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Hieronymous BoschHieronymus Bosch, also Jeroen Bosch, (ca. 1450 – August, 1516) was a prolific Dutch painter of the 15th and 16th century. Many of his works depict sin and human moral failings; they contain complex, highly original, imaginative, and dense use of symbolic figures and iconography, some of which was obscure even in his own time. He is said to have been an inspiration to the surrealism movement in the 20th century.
Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519) was an Italian Renaissance architect, musician, inventor, engineer, sculptor and painter. He has been described as the archetype of the "Renaissance man" and as a universal genius. Leonardo is famous for his masterly paintings, such as The Last Supper and Mona Lisa.
Filippino LippiFilippino Lippi (c. 1457 – April 1504) was a well-known painter working during the High Renaissance in Florence, Italy.
Vittore CarpaccioVittore Carpaccio (c. 1460 – 1525/1526) was an Italian painter of the Venetian school, who studied under Gentile Bellini. He is best known for a cycle of nine paintings, The Legend of Saint Ursula.
Quentin MatsysQuentin Matsys (1466 - 1530), was a painter in the Flemish tradition and a founder of the Antwerp school.
Albrecht DurerAlbrecht Dόrer (May 21, 1471 - April 6, 1528) was a German painter, wood carver and engraver. He is best known for his woodcuts in series, including the Apocalypse (1498), two series on the crucifixion of Christ, the Great Passion (1498-1510) and the Little Passion (1510-11) as well as many of his individual prints, such as Knight, Death, and the Devil (1513) and Melancholia I (1514).
Fra BartolomeoFra Bartolomeo or Fra Bartolommeo (di Pagholo) (March 28, 1472 – October 6, 1517), also known as Baccio della Porta, was an Italian Renaissance painter of religious subjects.
Lucas CranachLucas Cranach the Elder (1472 - October 16, 1553) was a German painter.
Michelangelo BuonarrotiMichelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (March 6, 1475 - February 18, 1564*) was a Renaissance painter, sculptor, poet and architect. He is famous for creating the fresco ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, one of the most stupendous works in all of Western art.
GiorgioneGiorgione (c. 1477 — 1510) is the familiar name of Giorgio Barbarelli da Castelfranco, an Italian painter, one of the seminal artists of the High Renaissance in Venice. Giorgione is known for the elusive poetic quality of his work, and for the fact that only very few (around six) paintings are known for certain to be his work.

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