2.3- Visual Arts in the Northern Renaissance

Oil Painting Comes of Age

During the Northern Renaissance the science behind creating oil paints is perfected.   Read more – click here.

 

Meet the Important Artists of the Northern Renaissance — An Overview

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Durer


https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/durr/hd_durr.htm

Van Eyck


https://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/eyck/

Bosch


https://www.bad-penny.gr/bosch/about.php?lang=en

Bruegel


https://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/bruegel/

Women Painters of the Northern Renaissance

Levina Terlinc
Biography

Contains several links to portraits by Terlinc of Elizabeth I:
https://www.elizabethan-portraits.com/Elizabeth_I.htm

Catherine Hemessen


Biography

Portrait of a Lady by Caterina van Hemessen courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Portrait of a Lady by Caterina van Hemessen courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

5 Responses to “2.3- Visual Arts in the Northern Renaissance”

  1. Melvin Baird writes:

    Oil painitng was invented or re-invented in Europe around 1410 by Jan van Eyck.

  2. Rebecka writes:

    What a contrast between the portraits which look so bland and still, and the fantasy pieces with all their color and action. Very surprising to see.

  3. Jody writes:

    You can definitely see the increase of depth, not just of color and lighting, but in the expressions on the subjects’ faces. They don’t have the same pose, the same facial expressions. They look more and more like real people!

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