Italian Women of the Arts

Jun 04, 2020 163

In the late 16th century, Europe was transitioning through the Renaissance to the Scientific Revolution, but even with the invention of the printing press in the mid-15th century, technology was a slow process.

The arts, however, were still flourishing, especially in Italy. During the High Renaissance in the early 16th century, the art of Bellini, Botticelli, da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael adorned churches and palaces. Later in the century, the works of Titian and Tintoretto, both in Venice, would join this illustrious group.


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