Course Description for Northern Renaissance Art
Northern Renaissance Art
This course surveys the art of Europe north of the Alps during the 15th and 16th centuries. We will consider the development of new artistic techniques and technologies in painting and print through the work of such major artists as Jan van Eyck, Albrecht Durer, and Hieronymous Bosch. The course will also investigate concepts of morality, religion, death, and Apocalypse that are reflected in the art of the period.