Renaissance - high renaissance - northern renaissa


A term meaning ???rebirth??? and referring to the period in Europe from the 14th to the 16th century, characterized by a renewed interest in Classical art, architecture, literature and philosophy. The Renaissance began in Italy and gradually spread to the rest of Europe. Its mature period is the, the High Renaissance, is the "climax of Renaissance art from 1500-1525." It also led to the prevalence of Italian Humanism. In art, it is most closely associated with Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese and Raphael. The Northern Renaissance, meaning north of Italy, has variety within it but a shared characteristic is a "fondness for meticulous rendering of details" and "generally less of the classical ideal" of the Renaissance. Source: (LPD)