A-Level: Sample set of works for the Renaissance in Italy

This is an example of a set of works that can be used for the period of the Renaissance in Italy (1420-1520).

The links associated with the objects listed below have been curated by Smarthistory, and include museum pages and other resources that we think are particularly helpful.

(SP) denotes specified painters

(SS) denotes specified sculptors

Religious painting

Massaccio, Tribute Money

Raphael, Transfiguration (SP)

Titian, Assumption of the Virgin

Religious sculpture

Donatello, Mary Magdalene

Michelangelo, David (SS) 

Michelangelo, Pieta (SS) 

Michelangelo, Moses (SS) 

Tullio Lombardo, Adam

Mythological works

Sandro Botticelli, The Birth of Venus

Raphael, Galatea (SP)

Giorgione, Sleeping Venus


Leonardo, Mona Lisa

Raphael, Pope Julius II (SP)

Giorgione, Portrait of an Old Woman

Religious architecture

Filippo Brunelleschi, Old Sacristy at San Lorenzo

Donato Bramante, Tempietto

Leon Battista Alberti, Basilica of Sant’Andrea

Secular architecture

Michelozzo, Palazzo Medici

Donato Bramante, Palazzo Caprini

Ca’ d’Oro


Cite this page as: Smarthistory, "A-Level: Sample set of works for the Renaissance in Italy," in Smarthistory, August 17, 2017, accessed May 20, 2024, https://smarthistory.org/a-level-sample-works-renaissance/.