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    Northern Renaissance Over time, however, the ideas and influence of the Italian Renaissance spread to other areas of Europe. The "Northern" Renaissance refers to Renaissance art, architecture, and philosophy that took place outside of Italy. French Kings and nobles began to build bright pleasure palaces called chateaus instead of the dark fortress castles of the Middle Ages. Many chateaus had large landscaped gardens filled with statues and fountains. Dutch Dutch painters brought a new approach to detail, realism, and naturalism. They also came up with innovations on how to handle oil paint, allowing them to make very detailed and accurate paintings. Some of the early important Dutch painters included Jan van Eyck, Robert Campin, and Gerard…

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    The Renaissance is among the most prominent and influential historical time periods in all of art history. Derived the from the French term for “rebirth,” the Renaissance was a renewed interest in the ideas, culture, forms and perspectives of the ancient civilizations of Greek and Rome. As the Renaissance flourished in different regions of Europe, the social, political, and cultural factors of the regions culminated in discrete styles. Although there were similar overarching principles, there…

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    Before the Italian Renaissance began in Northern Italy, the city-states belonged to the Holy Roman Empire. However, due to the lack of the empire’s power the northern city-states became politically independent. Northern Italy, trying to find the best form of government, experimented with different variations of government (13-1a). Political and economic transformations by the Northern Italy city-states triggered the Italian Renaissance; however, the political transformations allowed for the…

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    associated with the Renaissance period. There is the Early Renaissance period (1330-1450), the High Renaissance period (1450-1520) and the Late Renaissance period (1520–1615). Renaissance is a term that was founded by the French historian Jules Michelet, and it was used to describe the new forms of art, architecture and sculptures. The Northern Renaissance and Italian Renaissance periods fall within this time frame. The Northern Renaissance period and the Italian Renaissance period were both…

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    The Renaissance was a period of great advancement not only culturally but also in reference to technology and science. Individual parts of Europe had their own changes, however, the Italian Renaissance and Northern Renaissance are the two most recorded within Europe. Although they share this in common, they are in fact extremely different, these differences can be observed through artwork in each Renaissance. The Italian Renaissance was concerned with art that they produced to depict beauty and…

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    Sabrina Kim; Period 4B; Chapter 1 Section 2 The Renaissance of Northern Europe was accelerated by the invention of the printing press by Johann Gutenberg in 1455. The invention of such tool facilitated the reproduction of books, which meant that the surplus of books could be produced for wider audiences. People learned how to read and educated themselves on a variety of subjects, and soon the ardent thriving on arts and literature began. Prominent artists of the era included Albrecht Durer,…

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    One of the most notable and most influential artists that came out of the time of Northern Renaissance art was undoubtedly the artist by the name Albrecht Dürer. Albrecht was born in the city of Nuremberg, Germany in the late fifteenth century. The city of Nuremberg also happened to be one of the biggest artistic hubs in Europe during the time of the Renaissance. Albrecht grew up working as a goldsmith following in the footsteps of his father, but he was said to have had a few local artists that…

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    The Renaissance was a period of great cultural and technological changes that swept Europe from the late 13th century that was integral in the development of Europe in a roundhouse. Despite all parts of Europe was different changes, there were two primary revivals that were more noticeable. They were Italian and Northern Renaissance. Both of these revivals had a profound impact on Europe. But they also had some typical differences between them and each one was unique in its own way. The word…

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    The reason for choosing this piece of work was because out of all the books I had gone through pertaining to the Northern Renaissance period, this one jumped out at me the most. The incredible attention to detail and the intrigue of possible symbolic meaning behind it drew me towards wanting to learn more about it. Andrea Mantegna became well known for his attention to detail and linear sharpness of his art during the Northern Renaissance period, and he stands out for his devotion to classical…

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    It has been said that the Renaissance was developed after the Medieval Age with the fall of the Byzantine Empire and began with the Modern Era. The characteristics of the Northern Renaissance were the thoroughness in the details, inclusion of the naturalism, and human figure. In the painting of Jan van Eyck, Giovanni Arnolfini and his Bride we can easily notice all the specifics characteristic owned by the Renaissance in the North. First, the precisely in the details is undeniable. Every detail…

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