Though the art of the Renaissance follows that of the Middle Ages, it is often displayed separately. Discover the parallels, differences, and evolving style—Romanesque through Mannerism—in secular and sacred objects across these periods in European art.

Betsy Griffin, assistant project manager, Exhibitions and Design
Chris Newth, director, Curatorial Administration


Above, left to right: Giambologna (Jean Boulogne), Architecture,  about 1600. Metal, bronze, marble bass. Maria Antoinette Evans Fund and 1931 Purchase Fund. 40.23 Virgin and Child, Italian, 1125–50. Limestone with polychromy. Maria Antoinette Evans Fund. 57.583

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