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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 63 ART THROUGH THE AGES

The Northern Renaissance

BEAUTY IS IN THE DETAILS

 

Richly detailed and symbolically dense, the Northern Renaissance engages the imagination. Born from the Gothic period, the Northern Renaissance maintained a certain naïveté of underlying form yet dedication to surface detail and ornamentation from its parent era. Situated in present-day France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Belgium, the “North” became its own entity.

WHEN & WHERE

c. 1400–1600

Northwestern Europe

As opposed to the Italian interest in classical values, naturalistic form, and perspective, the Northern Renaissance artists were invested in ...

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