Northern Renaissance ART: -Centered in Germany, France and the Netherlands. -Flanders-capital of this movement -”Northern” means “North from Italy”. -Architecture was very important and present on paintings. -Intricate detail over anatomical perfection -Domestic interiors, portraits, religious scenes Attention to surface detail, naturalism and symbolic meanings. -Artists were very concerned in how their artwork looked like. Minute surface detail. -COLOR was very important above and beyond form. -Paintings were made with oil paints over wood panels. Italian Renaissance ART: -Centered in Italy. -Florence-capital of this movement. -Classical, Mythological and religious scenes. _Architecture not as important as in the Northern renaissance. -Symmetrical, balanced, good sense of mass, linear perspective. -Figures with mass and volume, knowledge of underlying anatomy. -Artists were more interested in principles of composition (perspective, proportion, anatomy) than in how their artwork looked like. Not as detail. -Fresco, tempera, oil.
Notorious Artists : From the Northern Renaissance: 1. Jan Van Eyck (1395-1441) 2. Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516) 3. Van der Weyden (1399-1464) 4. Hans Memling (1430-1494) From the Italian Renaissance: 5. Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519) 6. Michelangelo (1475-1564) 7. Raphael (1483-1520) 8. Titian(1488-1576)
Jan van Eyck. Madonna of Chancellor Rolin. 1435 Oil on panel.
Jan van Eyck. The Arnolfini Marriage Portrait. 1434. Oil on panel. Detail
Jan van Eyck. Portrait of Margaret van Eyck. Jan van Eyck. Portrait of Jan de Leeuw.
Hieronymus Bosch. The Garden of Earthly Delights. 1450-1505. Oil on panel