You probably remember watching Nickelodeon as a kid; remember those countless advertisements for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle products? The names “Michelangelo,” “Leonardo,” “Raphael” and “Donatello” are often ingrained in the young minds of America. But did you know that the Ninja Turtles are actually named after some of the most famous Italian Renaissance artists? In this guide, learn about the celebrated artists that inspired the names of the famous crime fighting Ninja Turtles that we all know and love.
famous renaissance artists
The Renaissance is arguably the most important artistic movement in world history. Amazingly, almost all Renaissance art was either painted in or greatly influenced by Florence. By the end of the 14th…