Northern Renaissance art - Art produced
in the countries north of Italy in the first half of the sixteenth
century. It is sometimes considered to include the late Gothic
Dutch (or Netherlandish) painting
of the fifteenth century because of its interest in certain aspects
Gerard David (Netherlandish, born about 1455, died 1523), The Rest on the Flight into Egypt, c. 1512-15, oil on wood panel, 20 x 17 inches (50.8 x 43.2 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. See chiaroscuro, drapery, and vignette.
Petrus Christus (Flemish, Bruges, active by 1444 -1475/76), A Goldsmith in His Shop, Possibly Saint Eligius, 1449, oil on wood panel, 38 5/8 x 33 1/2 inches (98 x 85.2 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.
Germany, Ravensburg, probably Friedrich Schramm, c. 1480, Virgin Mary with the Protective Cloak, polychromed linden wood, height 135 cm, Bodemuseum, Berlin. See Madonna.
Tilman Riemenschneider (German, c. 1460-1531), Madonna and Child, carved linden wood.
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528), The Seven Sorrows of the Virgin, c. 1496-97, oil on wood panel, 109 x 43 cm, central panel of a triptych, Alte Pinakothek, Munich. (The side panels are 63 x 46 cm, Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden.) Also see the WebMuseum's page on Dürer.
Albrecht Dürer, The Walk, c. 1496-1498, 195 x 120 cm, engraving, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. See drapery.
Albrecht Dürer, Portrait of Durer's Father at 70, 1497, oil on wood panel, 51 x 40 cm, National Gallery, London.
Albrecht Dürer, three self-portraits, including Self-Portrait at Twenty-Seven, 1498, oil on wood panel, 20 1/2 x 16 1/8 inches (52 x 41 cm), Prado Museum, Madrid. Also see German art and Northern Renaissance.
Albrecht Dürer, The Paumgartner Altarpiece, c. 1498-1504, oil on wood panel, central panel 155 x 126 cm; side panels: 157 x 61 cm, Alte Pinakothek, Munich.
Albrecht Dürer, St. Michael's fight against the dragon, 1498, woodcut, 15 x 11 1/8 inches (39.2 x 28.3 cm).
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471-1528), A Young Hare, 1502, 25 x 23 cm, watercolor and body color on paper, Graphische Sammlung, Albertina, Vienna. See nature.
Albrecht Dürer, The Large Turf, 1503, watercolor and gouache on paper, 41 x 32 cm, Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna.
Albrecht Dürer, Adam and Eve, 1504, engraving, 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches (24.8 x 19.1 cm), Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Albrecht Dürer, The Adoration of the Magi, 1504, oil on wood panel, 99 x 113.5 cm, Uffizi, Florence.
Albrecht Dürer, Christ Among the Doctors, 1506, oil on panel, 65 x 80 cm, Fundacion Coleccion Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid.
Albrecht Dürer, The Adoration of the Magi, 1511, woodcut, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory U, Atlanta, GA.
Albrecht Dürer, Virgin and Child with Saint Anne, 1519, oil and tempera on canvas, transferred from panel, 23 5/8 x 19 5/8 inches (60 x 50 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.
Albrecht Dürer, Portrait of Erasmus, 1520, black chalk, 14 3/5 x 10 1/2 inches (37.1 x 26.7 cm), Louvre. See drawing.
Albrecht Dürer, Portrait of Hieronymus Holzschuhes, 1526, Gemäldegalerie, Berlin.
Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, 1472-1553), The Rest on the Flight to Egypt, 1504, Staatliche Museen, Gemaldegalerie, Berlin.
Lucas Cranach the Elder, Venus and Cupid, 1509, oil on canvas (transferred from panel), 84 x 40 inches (213 x 102 cm), Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Lucas Cranach the Elder, The Trinity, undated, oil on wood panel, Museum der Bildenden Künste at Leipzig, Germany.
Lucas Cranach the Elder, The Virgin and Child under an Apple Tree, 1520-1526, oil on canvas (transferred from panel), 34 x 23 inches (87 x 59 cm), Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Lucas Cranach the Elder, Venus Standing in a Landscape, 1529, oil on canvas, Louvre.
Matthias Grünewald (German, c.1475-1528), The Isenheim Alterpiece, c. 1512-16, oil on wood panels (triptych), 8 feet 10 inches x 4 feet 8 inches, executed for the hospital chapel of Saint Anthony's Monastery in Isenheim in Alsace, now in the Musee d'Unterlinded, Colma. Panel of the Isenheim Alterpiece: The Meeting of St Anthony Abbot and St Paul in the Wilderness, and The Temptation of St Anthony. Detail from one of the closed wings: The Crucifixion. Detail of celebrating angels, from the lefthand portion of the central panel. The Resurrection, from the right panel (open).
Matthias Grünewald, Stuppach Madonna, 1518, Musee d'Unterlinded, Colma.
Albrecht Altdorfer (German, c. 1480-1538), The Entrance Hall of the Regensburg Synagogue, 1519, etching, 6 1/4 x 4 3/8 inches (15.9 x 11.1 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. See linear perspective.
Baldung Grien (Hans Baldung) (German, 1484-1545), The Three Fates, 1513, woodcut; sheet: 8 7/16 x 5 inches (21.43 x 12.7 cm), Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Ambrosius Holbein (German, c.1495 - c.1520), Portrait of a Young Man, 1518, tempera on wood panel, 17 x 13 inches (44 x 32.5 cm), Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. This portrait is a late work by Ambrosius Holbein, who died very young. Ambrosius was the elder brother of the renowned portraitist Hans Holbein the Younger.
Hans Holbein the Younger (German, 1497/98-1543), Sir Thomas More, 1527, oil on panel, 29 1/2 x 23 3/4 inches (74.9 x 60.3 cm), Frick Collection, NY.
Hans Holbein the Younger, Nicolas Kratzer (c. 1486-after 1550), 1528, oil on wood panel, 0.83 x 0.67 m, Louvre.
Hans Holbein the Younger, Portrait of a Member of the Wedigh Family, Probably Hermann Wedigh (died 1560), 1532, oil on wood panel, 16 5/8 x 12 3/4 inches (42.2 x 32.4 cm), with added strip of 1/2 inches (1.3 cm) at bottom, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. (On the Met's page, you can enlarge any detail.)
Pieter Bruegel (Netherlandish, 1525?-1569), Artist and Connoisseur, 1565, pen and ink on paper, 25 x 22 cm, Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna. See connoisseur and self-portrait.
Attributed to Dietrich Schro (German, known from 1545-1568), Ottheinrich, Count and Elector Palatine (1502-1559), Mainz, around 1556-1559, alabaster statuette, 0.155 x 0.155 x 0.16 m, Louvre.
Also see incunabulum and Renaissance.