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Etchings, engravings, and wood cuts.

Graphic art [ Fall of Man ]

2

Paintings realistically depicting scenes of everyday life.

Genre scene [ Money Changer and his Wife, Meat Still Life, Hunters in the Snow ]

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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.

Protestant Reformation

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A reminder of human mortality, usually represented by a skull.

Memento mori [ The French Ambassadors ]

5

A distorted image that must be viewed by some special means, such as a mirror, to be recognized.

Anamorphic image [ The French Ambassadors ]

6

To teach or instruct.

Didactic

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The study of the symbolic meaning of objects, persons or events depicted in works of art.

Iconography

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Non-religious subject matter, theme, or mood.

Secular (vs. sacred)