Flashcards in Northern Renaissance Deck (8)
Etchings, engravings, and wood cuts.
Graphic art [ Fall of Man ]
Paintings realistically depicting scenes of everyday life.
Genre scene [ Money Changer and his Wife, Meat Still Life, Hunters in the Snow ]
The Protestant Reformation began in 1517 under the leadership of a German religious reformer named Martin Luther. Luther's attempted reform of Catholicism resulted in a movement to break away from the Centralized Catholic church and establish a new branch of Christianity, known as Protestantism.
A reminder of human mortality, usually represented by a skull.
Memento mori [ The French Ambassadors ]
A distorted image that must be viewed by some special means, such as a mirror, to be recognized.
Anamorphic image [ The French Ambassadors ]
To teach or instruct.
The study of the symbolic meaning of objects, persons or events depicted in works of art.