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The Protestant Reformation

The Protestant Reformation

Author: Erin Aldana

This lesson will introduce the art that influenced the Protestant Reformation in 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

Northern Renaissance

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

Image Credits

Cranach, Marin Luther, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Martin_Luther_by_Lucas_Cranach_1528.JPG, Interior view of Sistine Chapel, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Musei_vaticani,_cappella_sistina,_retro_02.JPG , Isenheim Altarpiece, first view, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Matthias_Gr%C3%BCnewald_-_Isenheim_Altarpiece_(first_view)_-_WGA10721.jpg, Isenheim Altarpiece on display in Colmar, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Isenheim_altarpiece_in_Colmar.jpg, Isenheim Altarpiece, second view, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Matthias_Gr%C3%BCnewald_-_Isenheim_Altarpiece_(second_view)_-_WGA10737.jpg, Isenheim Altarpiece, third view, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nikolaus_Haguenauer_-_Isenheim_Altarpiece_(third_view)_-_WGA11029.jpg

Cranach Allegory of Law and Grace, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cranach_law_and_grace_woodcut.jpg, Aertsen Meat Still Life, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pieter_Aertsen_005.jpg