My stated aim for this site is to encourage my readers to explore art in the flesh, so it seems appropriate to provide information on art galleries and museums from around the world. My list will focus (but not exclusively) on Renaissance Art in Italy.
Art Museums, Italy.
The worlds oldest art gallery contains some of the most important works of the Italian Renaissance Masters. These include:- The Battle of San Romano by Paolo Uccello; The Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli; The Annunciation by Leonardo da Vinci; A self-portrait by Raphael Sanzio and The Venus of Urbino by Titian.
The Bargello Museum, Florence.
Now a sculpture museum with Donatello's David, Michelangelo's Bacchus and Verrocchio's bronze David. A must visit when in Florence.
Visit the world famous Sistine Chapel with works by Michelangelo, Botticelli, Ghirlandaio and Perugino. View the stanze rooms and see Raphael's greatest works.
With works by Raphael, Caravaggio, Correggio, Piero della Francesca and more.
Renaissance works by Giorgione, Veronese, Bellini, Titian and Leonardo's Vitruvian Man.
This museum is home to Andrea Mantegna's, Cristo Scorto, (The Dead Christ). It also has works by Giovanni Bellini, Veronese and Tintoretto.
With a crucifixion by Masaccio and works by Titian and Botticelli.
This magnificent building is decorated with one of the finest and most important fresco cycles by Giotto
A beautiful building housing several renaissance pieces of sculpture, paintings and furniture.
Art Museums, Other European Museums.
Countless masterpieces are housed in this fine building, they include:- The Supper at Emmaus by Caravaggio, Bacchus and Ariadne by Titian and Piero della Francesca's The Baptism of Christ.
This is home to Andrea del Verrocchio's, Ruskin Madonna, and also a similar Madonna by Sandro Botticelli.
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.
With Simone Martini's, Christ Discovered in the Temple.
Visit this great Parisian institution. Renaissance works include:- The Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci; The Marriage at Cana by Veronese; Michelangelo's statues of Prisoners and St Sebastian by Andrea Mantegna.
State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia.
The Hermitage has an impressive collection of Renaissance Art. It includes works by Leonardo da Vinci, Titian, Raphael and Giorgione's, Judith.
The Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria.
With works by Titian, Veronese, Giorgione, Tintoretto and Correggio's, Jupiter and Io.
Art Museums, United States.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
This iconic Museum includes works by; Domenico Ghirlandaio, Mantegna, Correggio and, The Madonna and Child by Duccio.
The National Gallery of Art, Washington.
With paintings by; Filippino Lippi, Sandro Botticelli and Leonardo's, Ginevra de' Benci.
Note:- this is not intended to be a comprehensive list, if you feel that there is a notable addition, perhaps where you live, that merits inclusion, please let me know through my contact page.