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Renaissance in Northern Europe: 1400s

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An introduction to the Northern Renaissance in the fifteenth centuryIntroduction to Fifteenth-century FlandersIntroduction to Burgundy in the Fifteenth CenturyNorthern Renaissance art under Burgundian ruleThe Norfolk Triptych and how it was made
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Sluter, Well of MosesClaus Sluter and Claus de Werve, Mourners, from the Tomb of Philip the Bold
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Limbourg brothers, Très Riches Heures du Duc de BerryHerman, Paul, and Jean de Limbourg, The Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry
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Campin, Christ and the VirginWorkshop of Campin, Annunciation Triptych (Merode Altarpiece)
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Van Eyck, Ghent Altarpiece (1 of 2)Jan van Eyck, The Ghent Altarpiece (2 of 2)Van Eyck, The Ghent AltarpieceJan van Eyck, Portrait of a Man in a Red Turban (Self-Portrait?), 1433Jan van Eyck, The Madonna in the ChurchVan Eyck, The Arnolfini PortraitThe question of pregnancy in Jan van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait
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Christus, Portrait of a CarthusianChristus, A Goldsmith in his ShopChristus, Portrait of a Young Girl
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Van der Weyden, DepositionVan der Weyden, Crucifixion TriptychVan der Weyden, Crucifixion, with the Virgin and Saint JohnRogier van der Weyden, Last Judgment
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Van der Goes, The Adoration of the Kings
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Enguerrand Quarton(?), Pietà of Villeneuve-lès-Avignon
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Portraits of Christine de Pizan in The Queen’s Manuscript
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The Holy Thorn Reliquary of Jean, duc de BerryThe Holy Thorn Reliquary of Jean, duc de BerryThe Unicorn in Captivity

About this unit

Brought to you by Smarthistory. Northern Europe’s wealthy merchants and nobles supported the art of van Eyck, Bosch, Dürer, Bruegel, and Holbein; art that invites us back to their world.