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Italian artists of the Renaissance! Artisti italiani del Rinascimento!

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Renaissance began in Italy in the 14th century in Florence. It was a period of European cultural and artistic rebirth that followed the Middle Ages and it was characterised by a rediscovery of Roman and Greek classics.
There are several reasons why it started in Italy, just to mention a few of them: the economic wealth in Italy at that time and the fact that Italy has been, of course, the centre of Roman Empire.
During this time Italian artists reached fame influencing Europe with their masterpieces and knowledge, spreading this artistic movement in many European countries like France, The Netherlands, Spain, Germany etc. Famous Italian artists are Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello, Botticelli, Petrarca, Donatello, Giotto etc.
What is your favorite artist of the Renaissance?