Renaissance portraits

Mona Lisa, the portrait of a bourgeois woman of Florence, also represents a synthesis of Renaissance artists’ experiments with the portrait genre.

Examples include:

  1. Hans Memling, Portrait of Benedetto di Tommaso Portinari (1487)
  2. Rogier van der Weyden, Portrait of a Lady (c. 1460)
  3. Lorenzo di Credi, Presumed portrait of Caterina Sforza (c. 1481–1483)
  4. Lorenzo di Credi, Portrait of a Young Woman (c. 1490–1500)
  5. Sandro Boticelli, Portrait of a Lady known as Smeralda Bandinelli (c. 1470–1480)
  6. Workshop of Leonardo da Vinci, Young Woman with a Dog (16th century)
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