The Northern Renaissance facts: -Oil painting became popular in Europe during the Northern Renaissance and was introduced to Italy by Northern Renaissance artists. -The Northern Renaissance included German, French, English and Polish. -Population began growing(coming out of Bubonic Plague.
Durer German painter: -His work includes altarpieces, portraits and self-portraits, engravings, and woodcuts. -Many of his paintings and work were done with watercolors. -He was, in effect, the first non-Italian artist to associate the humanistic disciplines with the esthetic pursuits of art.
Holbein German painter: - His early work consisted of murals and religious pieces. -He was a very active Humanist.-Holbein’s work in Basel during the decade of 1515–25 was extremely varied. .
Flemish Painter Van Eyck: -One of the earliest Flemish oil painters, artist and portraitist. - One of the earliest Renaissance artists.
Flemish Painter Bruegel: -Bruegel’s last works often show a striking affinity with Italian art. - He sometimes went to weddings and meals dresses like a poor peasant to get ideas for his paintings, and to better mingle with people. -He is well known for his paintings of peasants and landscapes.
Christian Humanist Erasmus: - Erasmus was a classical scholar who studied and lived in France, England and Italy a true citizen of the world. -He prepared important new Latin and Greek editions of the New Testament that introduced a more rational conception of the Christian doctrine.''If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will happen, you don't do it, and it won't happen''.
Christian Humanist: -Erasmus was a humanist, philosopher, philologist and theologian. -Using the philological methods pioneered by Italian humanists, Erasmus helped lay the groundwork for the historical-critical study of the past. ''There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.''
Christine de Pizan: -De Pisan ranks among the most important intellectuals of her day and certainly the most noted woman writer of the medieval period. -In her philosophical writings and commentaries she was resolute in her support of a woman's right to pursue education. - Wrote books with the views of humanist and chivalry.