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  • Most Important Element Of The Northern Renaissance
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    Renaissance is a French word meaning "rebirth". It came from those who thought of the Middle Ages as a dark time from which the human spirit had to be awakened. The Renaissance marked a new era in thought and feeling, by which Europe and its institutions were to be transformed in the long run. The revelations that occurred in Italy influenced other countries for at least 200 years. Outside of Italy the Renaissance was more a blend of the old and the new with religion being the most important fac...
  • Italian Renaissance And The Northern Renaissance
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    The Art of Italy and Northern Europe from 1300 to 1520 The years between 1300 to 1520, commonly known as the Renaissance, was an era of extraordinarily advanced achievements made in the art world. Techniques that began to be utilized at this period of time made the artworks surpass those of any other preceding movement. "A word of caution is necessary when speaking of a 'rebirth' of the spirit of antiquity. In Italy, much more so than in northern Europe, the classical tradition had been more or ...
  • Italian Renaissance And The Northern Europe Renaissance
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    In American schools, it is taught in history classes that there was a Renaissance, or rebirth, in Europe up until the 17th century. This was known for being a glorious religion period, with art as an example. However, there are two separate Renaissances, one in Italy, and one in northern Europe. These two renaissances each share common elements and also have distinctive differences. First, the people of the Renaissance of Italy were mainly secular, artistic people. The Italian Renaissance was at...
  • Work Of The Sixteenth Century Northern Artists
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    Although Northern Europe had clung to its Gothic past much longer than Italy, by the early sixteenth century Northern artists began to be influenced by the Italian Renaissance through texts, prints, and direct exposure. Architecture, sculpture, and painting started to exhibit characteristics encompassing both local Gothic and classical elements. While campaigning in Italy, Francais I was introduced to the world of antiquity and saw the artistic transformation brought about by the Italian Renaiss...
  • Renaissance Art
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    Study Guide: Renaissance Test 5 Innovations: emotion, detail, perspective, (depth), and shadowing (secular / classical ) School of Athens: type of painting: fresco, by Raphael Santi 1509-10 (High Ren.) secular; theme- scholastic: important characters: perspective: classical: Praise of Folly: Desiderius Erasmus of Holland, known as the "Christian Humanist", wrote a book that poked fun at merchants and priests. Erasmus stands as the supreme type of cultivated common sense applied to human affairs....

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