Hans Baldung leaves Freiburg and returns to Strasbourg.
Sebastiano del Piombo begins painting The Raising of Lazarus (circa 1517).
Perugino completes the altarpiece for the San Agostino Church in Perugia.
Pontormo begins work on Joseph in Egypt (completed in 1518).
Raphael begins decorating the Logge Vaticane (completed in 1519).
Domenico Fancelli completes sculpting the tomb of the Catholic Monarchs in the Royal Chapel of Granada.
Andrea del Sarto – Madonna of the Harpies
Hans Baldung – Death and the Maiden
Lucas Cranach the Elder – Portrait of a Saxon Princess
Niklaus Manuel Deutsch – Death and the Maiden
Lorenzo Lotto – Susanna and the Elders
Quentin Matsys – Portrait of Desiderius Erasmus
Pontormo – St. Quentin
Christ Falling on the Way to Calvary (Lo Spasimo; approximate date)
The Path of Suffering
frescos for "Raphael Rooms" in the Apostolic Palace of the Vatican
The Coronation of Charlemagne (probably executed by Gianfrancesco Penni)
The Oath of Leo III
September 6 - Francisco de Holanda, Portuguese humanist and painter (born c. 1517, died 1585)
December 15 - Giacomo Gaggini, Italian sculptor (died 1598)
Frans Floris, Flemish painter and one of a large family trained to the study of art in Flanders (born c. 1517, died 1570)
Willem Mahue, Flemish painter (died 1569)
approximate date - Antonis Mor, Dutch portrait painter (died 1577)
1517/1524: Niccolò Circignani, Italian painter of the late-Renaissance or Mannerist period (died 1596)
January 5 – Francesco Raibolini known as Francesco Francia, Bolognese painter and medalist (born 1450)
October 31 – Fra Bartolommeo, Florentine painter (born 1472)
Nikola Božidarević, Croatian painter (born 1460)
Cima da Conegliano, Italian Renaissance painter (born 1459 or 1460, died 1517 or 1518)
Guidoccio Cozzarelli - Italian Renaissance painter and miniaturist (born 1450)
1517 in art Wikipedia