The Northern Renaissance
- The Northern Renaissance occurred in Europe, North of the Alps.
- The ideas of the Italian Renaissance highly influenced the Northern Renaissance.
- It refers to art, architecture, and philosophy that took place outside of Italy.
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Durer the German Painter
- Durer was a German painter, printmaker, mathematician, and theorist.
- Durer is the first Western artist for who an entire era is named after.
Holbein the German Painter
- The first half of his life was spent in Basel except for short intervals in Lucerne, Lombardy, and France.
- He was an outstanding portrait and religious painter of the Northern Renaissance
Van Eyck the Flemish Painter
- He used oil painting in his portraits and panel paintings.
- In 1432, van Eyck painted "Adoration of the Lamb" and the altarpiece for the Church of St. Bavon, Ghent.
Bruegel the Flemish Painter
- He is well known for his paintings of peasants and landscapes.
- He was often nicknamed Peasant Bruegel. He sometimes went to weddings and meals dresses like a poor peasant to get ideas for his paintings, and to better mingle with people.
Leonardo da Vinci designed this helicopter.
Erasmus the Christian Humanist
- He was ordained priest of the Roman Catholic Church and studied at the University of Paris
- Erasmus' influence began to be felt in Europe after 1500.
Sistine Chapel ceiling paintings.
More the Christian Humanist
- He is the author of "Utopia," he was beheaded for opposing the religious policy of Henry VIII.
- Thomas More exemplifies the political and spiritual upheaval of the Renaissance.
Christine de Pizan
- He is considered a pioneering feminist writer
- He is one of the most notable women writers of medieval times.
- He was born in Venice, Italy.