Northern Renaissance By:JOEY COOPER

  • The northern Renaissance was the Renaissance that happened north of the alps.
  • Printmaking was an important and popular medium during the Northern Renaissance because, artists were able to sell many copies of their prints which were then seen throughout Europe.
  • Oil painting became popular in Europe during the Northern Renaissance and was introduced to Italy by Northern Renaissance artists.
  • Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) is considered to be the most important artist of the Northern Renaissance because of his influence on some of his contemporaries and also on later European artists.
  • Albrecht Durer was regarded as the greatest German Renaissance artist. His work includes altarpieces, portraits and self-portraits, engravings, and woodcuts.
  • Hans Holbein the Younger was a German and Swiss artist and printmaker.
  • He is best known as one of the greatest portraitists of the 16th century.
  • Jan van Eyck was a Flemish/Netherlandish painter active in Bruges.
  • He is often considered one of the founders of Early Netherlandish painting school and one of the most significant representatives of Northern Renaissance art.
  • Pieter Bruegel the Elder was the most significant artist of Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting.
  • a painter and printmaker from Brabant, known for his landscapes and peasant scenes (so called genre painting); he was a pioneer in making both types of subject the focus in large paintings.
  • Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, known as Erasmus or Erasmus of Rotterdam, was a Dutch/Netherlandish Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian
  • Erasmus was known for being a classical scholar and wrote in a pure Latin style. "When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes."
  • A Christian Humanist emphasizes the humanity of Jesus, his social teachings and his propensity to synthesize human spirituality and materialism.
  • Christian humanism can be seen as a philosophical union of Christian ethics and humanist principles
  • Christine de Pizan 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 both poetry and prose works such as biographies and books containing practical advice for women.

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