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Early Northern Renaissance Art

Early Northern Renaissance Art

Author: Erin Aldana
This lesson will explore the art of the early Northern Renaissance.
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Early Northern Renaissance Art

Key Terms

Northern Renaissance

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


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


A middle class citizen of a borough or town.

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 Credits

Phillip the Bold, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:16th-century_unknown_painters_-_Philip_the_Bold_-_WGA23677.jpg, Phillip the Good, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Philip_the_good.jpg, January, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Les_Tr%C3%A8s_Riches_Heures_du_duc_de_Berry_Janvier.jpg, Book of Kells, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:KellsFol034rChiRhoMonogram.jpg, February, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Les_Tr%C3%A8s_Riches_Heures_du_duc_de_Berry_f%C3%A9vrier.jpg, May, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Limbourg_brothers_-_Les_tr%C3%A8s_riches_heures_du_Duc_de_Berry_-_Mai_(May)_-_WGA13022.jpg