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The Protestant Reformation

The Protestant Reformation

Author: Aleisha Olson

This lesson will introduce the art that influenced the Protestant Reformation in the sixteenth century.

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Terms to Know

Holy Roman Empire

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

Northern Renaissance

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



Image of Lucas Cranach, Martin Luther, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Martin_Luther_by_Lucas_Cranach_der_%C3%84ltere.jpeg; Image of Matthias Grünewald, Isenheim Altarpiece (Closed), Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mathis_Gothart_Gr%C3%BCnewald_019.jpg; Image of Matthias Grünewald, Isenheim Altarpiece (Open), Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Grunewald_Isenheim2.jpg; Image of Pieter Aertsen, Butcher’s Stall, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pieter_Aertsen_-_Butcher's_Stall_-_WGA00066.jpg; Image of Lucas Cranach, Allegory of Law and Grace, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cranach_law_and_grace_woodcut.jpg