An extension of the Italian Renaissance to the nations Germany, Flanders, France, and England; it took on a more religious nature than the Italian Renaissance.
A painting technique using oil-based pigments that rose to prominence in Northern Europe in the 15th century and is now the standard medium for painting on canvas.
Early Netherlandish painter known for his use of fantastic imagery to illustrate moral and religious concepts.
(1471-1528), German painter and engraver he used his observations of nature and anatomy to create portraits and religious painting filled with small details.
Flemish painter who was a founder of the Flemish school of painting and who pioneered modern techniques of oil painting (1390-1441).
Jan Van Eyck
A northern Renaissance artist, who was known for his portraits. He painted Erasmus, Henry VIII, and Edward VI among others.
His subjects were everyday life and landscapes; greatest Flemish painter of the 16th century
A movement that developed in northern Europe during the Renaissance combining classical learning (humanism) with the goal of reforming the Catholic Church.
Dutch humanist and theologian who was the leading Renaissance scholar of northern Europe.
He was a English humanist that contributed to the world today by revealing the complexities of man. He wrote Utopia, a book that represented a revolutionary view of society.
Engraving by Durer
Painting by Bosch
Painting by Hans Holbein
Painting by Jan Van eyck
Painting by Peter Brugel