Leah Kharibian (Author)
ISBN 978 1 905686 35 3
Paperback, 155 pages, 190 x 165mm, over 126 colour illustrations, map and family tree
A popular and accessible introduction to some of the greatest artists of the Northern Renaissance, placing them in the context of their times and explaining their importance to readers today.
The Northern Renaissance in Europe was a period of fascinating change.
The artistic influence of Italy, the rise of humanism, the new availability of the printed word and a decline in the power of the Catholic church were all reflected in the art of the period. Centred on works by Albrecht Durer and Hans Holbein – two of the greatest masters of the Northern Renaissance – this book also discusses paintings, drawings and engravings by artists such as Francois Clouet, Jan Gossaert and Joos van Cleve, across fields as diverse as portraiture and mythology.