The Northern Renaissance By, Katie Thomas

The Northern Renaissance

  • Occurred in Europe north of The Alps
  • Oil paintings were popular
  • Most influential regions were Germany, Flanders, and the Netherlands
Oil Painting

Albrecht Dürer

  • Born May 21, 1471
  • On of his pieces of art is called Feast of the Rosary
Feast of the Rosary

Hans Holbein the Younger

  • Was born in 1497 in Augsburg, Germany
  • Created The Ambassadors in 1533
The Ambassadors

Jan Van Eyck

  • Is one of the founders of the Early Netherlandish painting school
  • He created Ghent Altarpiece in 1432
Ghent Altarpiece

Pieter Bruegel the Elder

  • Was known for his landscapes and peasant scenes
  • He created The Peasant Wedding in 1567
The Peasant Wedding

Desiderius Erasmus

  • Was born in October 1466
  • He wrote The Praise of Folly in 1511
  • A quote is "Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself."
Desiderius Erasums

Thomas More

  • Was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman and noted Renaissance humanist
  • Wrote Utopia in 1516
  • A quote is "I die the king's faithful servant, but God's first."
Utopia (book)

Christine de Pizan

  • Was born on September 11, 1364
  • She served as a court writer for several dukes and the French royal court during the reign of Charles VI
  • She wrote The Book of the City of Ladies
The Book of the City of Ladies

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