Northern Renaissance art

Northern Renaissance art

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A survey of the painting, sculpture, and graphic arts of the Renaissance in northern Europe discusses the era's artistic evolutionThe new devotional manual, the Book of Hours, became a status symbol. ... shrines, chalices, and the like is particularly displayed in a tiny gold triptych in the Rijksmuseum (colorplate 1) with the centerpiece ... The subject matter is not a simple narrative of the Passion but rather a kind of contemplation picture (An- dachtsbild) to evoke in the viewer memories of the ... Below, in the subchamber, the kinga#39;s courtier stands holding the reins of the elegant aquot;Golden Pony, aquot; which is pure goldanbsp;...

Title:Northern Renaissance art
Author:James Snyder
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 1985


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