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Sixteenth-Century Northern Renaissance Painting

Sixteenth-Century Northern Renaissance Painting

Author: Erin Aldana
This lesson will introduce the art of the Northern Renaissance during the sixteenth century.
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Key Terms

Holy Roman Empire

An area of rule during medieval and early modern times consisting of mostly Germany and part of Italy from 962-1806 that showed the decline of the pope and the power of the emperor

Anamorphic Image

An image that appears distorted unless it is viewed from a certain angle or using a device, such as a mirror

Landscape Painting

An artwork that uses scenes from nature, such as mountains, trees, lakes, and rivers

Northern Renaissance

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

Image Credits

Map of Holy Roman Empire, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:HRR_1400.png, Riemanschneider, Creglingen Altarpiece, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tilman_Riemenschneider_Marienaltar.jpg, Holbein, The French Ambassadors, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Holbein-ambassadors.jpg, Lady with an Ermine, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dama_z_gronostajem.jpg, Van Eyck, Arnolfini Wedding Portrait, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Van_Eyck_-_Arnolfini_Portrait.jpg,

Massys, Money Changer and his Wife, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Quentin_Massys_001.jpg, Bruegel, Hunters in the Snow, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Les_chasseurs_dans_la_neige_Pieter_Brueghel_l%27Ancien.jpg,  Very Rich Hours of the Duke of Berry, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Les_Tr%C3%A8s_Riches_Heures_du_duc_de_Berry_d%C3%A9cembre.jpg