Painting by numbers sets for children

Piero della Francesca, The Flagellation of Christ. This article about the development of themes in Italian Renaissance painting is painting by numbers sets for children extension to the article Italian Renaissance painting, for which it provides additional pictures with commentary. The themes that preoccupied painters of the Italian Renaissance were those of both subject matter and execution- what was painted and the style in which it was painted. The artist had far more freedom of both subject and style than did a Medieval painter.