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Italian vs. Northern Renaissance

 

Italian Renaissance

Northern Renaissance

Subject matter:

Classical mythology, religious scenes. Domestic interiors, portraits, religious scenes.

Style:

Symmetrical, balanced, good sense of mass, linear perspective. Attention to surface detail, naturalism.

Known for:

Figures with mass and volume, knowledge of underlying anatomy. Minute surface detail.

Media:

Fresco, tempera, oil. Oil on panel.

Example:

Michelangelo, Creation of Adam from the Sistine Chapel ceiling. Jan van Eyck, Arnolfini Wedding Portrait.

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