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Hans Holbein Bavaria, 1497-1543 Northern Renaissance 

Portrait of King Henry VIII Oil and tempera on oak panel


Key Descriptive Words  and Phrases associated with Painters of the Northern Renaissance
rebirth, Antwerp, commerce, northern Europe, merchant class, Bruges, genre painting, landscapes, portraits, scenes of daily life, Christian symbolism. moralizing overtones, human vices, lust,  publication of Della Pittura, a book about the laws of mathematical perspective for artists,  spiritually significant,  illuminated manuscript,  idealized biblical themes, scriptorium, illuminator,  Age of Discovery, axonometric drawing, curiosity about the natural world,  realistic use of colors and  light, allegorical, Gospel parables, The Blackdeath,  landscapes with peasants

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