Northern Renaissance By WIll SLimbaugh

  • The Northern Renaissance-
  • The Northern renaissance was renaissance that occurred north of the Alps.
  • Early in the renaissance, the ideas stayed in Italy but as the ideas spread the renaissance spread.
  • The great art from Italy was imported and inspired many artists to create paintings elsewhere.
  • German Painter: Durer.
  • Albrecht Durer was a famous painter, printmaker, and theorist.
  • Due to his work, he was in contact with major Italian artists.

Hans Holbein

  • He was a German and Swiss artist.
  • He was known as one of the greatest portraitists of the 16th century

Jan Van Eyck

  • He was considered to be one of the founders of early Netherlandish painting school.
  • He was one of the most significant representatives of Northern Renaissance art

Pieter Bruegel

  • He was the most significant artist of Dutch and Flemish renaissance painting.
  • He was one of the first people to focus on painting large paintings

Desiderius Erasmus

  • He was a Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian.
  • He wrote in pure latin style
  • "When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes."

Thomas More

  • "I die the king's faithful servant, but God's first."
  • He was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman and noted Renaissance humanist.
  • He opposed Luther's ideas and the protestant reformation

Christine De Pizan

  • She was an Italian French late medieval author.
  • She served as a court writer for several dukes and the French royal court during the reign of Charles VI.
  • She wrote books containing advice for women

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