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Artists born in the 16th century (1501 - 1600)
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Francois ClouetFrançois Clouet (c. 1510 – 22 December 1572) son of Jean Clouet, was a French Renaissance miniaturist and painter, particularly known for his detailed portraits of the French ruling family.
TintorettoTintoretto (real name Jacopo Robusti; 1518 - May 31, 1594) was an Italian painter from Venice. A student of Titian, he is said to have excelled his teacher in his master of color and shadow, and to have been influenced by Michelangelo in his drawing skills.
Pieter BrueghelPieter Brueghel the Elder or Bruegel (c. 1525 - 1569) was a Flemish painter known for his landscapes and peasant scenes.
Paolo VeronesePaolo Veronese (1528 – April 19, 1588) was an Italian painter of the Renaissance in Venice, famous for paintings such as The Wedding at Cana and The Feast in the House of Levi. He adopted the name Paolo Cagliari or Paolo Caliari, and became known as "Veronese" from his birthplace in Verona.
Sofonisba AnguissolaSofonisba Anguissola (c. 1532 - 1625) was an Italian painter of the Renaissance.
Hans BolHans Bol (1534 - 1593), Flemish artist, received his early training from his two uncles who were also painters. He then was the apprentice to a Mechelen watercolorist and tempera painter at the age of fourteen.
El GrecoEl Greco (Spanish for "the Greek") is the name by which Domenikos Theotokopoulos (1541 - April 7, 1614), a Cretan-born painter and sculptor, is best known.
Agostino CarracciAgostino Carracci (or Caracci) (August 16, 1557, in Bologna - March 22, 1602, in Parma) was an Italian painter and graphical artist. He posited the ideal in nature, and was the founder of the competing school to the more gritty (for lack of a better term) view of nature as expressed by Caravaggio
CaravaggioMichelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610), often short Caravaggio after his hometown, was an Italian Baroque painter, whose large religious works portrayed saints and other biblical figures as ordinary people.
Peter Paul RubensPieter Pauwel (Peter Paul) Rubens (June 28, 1577 - May 30, 1640) was a Flemish baroque painter.

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