What factors led to the Northern Renaissance?
-Cities recovered from the Bubonic Plague and Hundred Years’ War
-The wealthy began funding and hiring artists
How did ideas spread North?
In 1494, a French king took throne of Naples and sought to invade northern Italy causing Renaissance artists and writers there to flee North
Where in Northern Europe did the Renaissance spread to?
England, France, Germany, and Flanders (France and Netherlands)
A German painter and wood engraver who portrayed religious subjects, classical myths, and realistic landscapes
A professional portraitist who used great realism and painted portraits for King Henry VIII in England
Hans Holbein the Younger
How did Flanders become the artistic center of northern Europe?
With the support of wealthy merchant families
The first great Flemish painter who developed oil-based painting and created unusually realistic details and revealed the personality of his subjects
Jan van Eyck
The person where Flemish painting reached its peak who painted realistic details and was skillful in portraying large numbers of people who is known for his painting, Peasant Wedding
A movement created because of the failure of the Christian Church to inspire people to live a Christian life to reform society and emphasize education
A Christian humanists who wrote The Praise of Folly and believed in Christianity of the heart and not one of ceremonies or rules and thought that studying the Bible would improve society
A Christian humanist that wrote Utopia that depicted the ideal model of society
The book that depicted the ideal place written by More
The time in England where the Renaissance arrived and named after Queen Elizabeth I
What were the improvements made by the printing press?
-It made producing books quick and cheap
-Made more books affordable and therefore spreading Renaissance ideas
Who was the printing press developed by?