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Early Northern Renaissance Art

Early Northern Renaissance Art

Author: Aleisha Olson
This lesson will explore the art of the early Northern Renaissance.
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Terms to Know


An economic system in which means of production (capital) is privately owned.


A middle class citizen of a borough or town.

Northern Renaissance

An age of artistic and cultural discovery and Christian humanism that took place in Germany, the Netherlands, and France.

Book of Hours

A popular devotional book used by Christians during the Middle Ages.

Manuscript Illumination

A decorated and illustrated manuscript embellished with gold or silver.



Image of The Limbourg Brothers, Les Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Les_Tr%C3%A8s_Riches_Heures_du_duc_de_Berry_Janvier.jpg