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Northern Renaissance
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Northern Renaissance, Age of Exploration
Portrait of Cardinal Niccolò Albergati, Jan Van Eyck

Portrait of Cardinal Niccolò Albergati Jan Van Eyck, 1431

The Ghent Altarpiece, Open, Jan Van Eyck

The Ghent Altarpiece, Open Jan Van Eyck, 1430 – 1432

The Virgin and Child enthroned, Rogier van der Weyden

The Virgin and Child enthroned Rogier van der Weyden, 1433

Arnolfini Portrait, Jan Van Eyck

Arnolfini Portrait Jan Van Eyck, 1434

The Annunciation, Jan Van Eyck

The Annunciation Jan Van Eyck, 1434 – 1436

The Descent from the Cross, Rogier van der Weyden

The Descent from the Cross Rogier van der Weyden, 1435 – 1438

The Madonna in the Church, Jan Van Eyck

The Madonna in the Church Jan Van Eyck, 1438

Portrait of Margareta van Eyck, Jan Van Eyck

Portrait of Margareta van Eyck Jan Van Eyck, 1439

Crucifixion and Last Judgement, Jan Van Eyck

Crucifixion and Last Judgement Jan Van Eyck, 1430 – 1440

Woman with a Winged Bonnet, Rogier van der Weyden

Woman with a Winged Bonnet Rogier van der Weyden, 1440

Virgin and Child, with Saints and Donor, Jan Van Eyck

Virgin and Child, with Saints and Donor Jan Van Eyck, 1441 – 1443

Triptych: The Crucifixion, Rogier van der Weyden

Triptych: The Crucifixion Rogier van der Weyden, 1443 – 1445

A Man Reading (Saint Ivo), Rogier van der Weyden

A Man Reading (Saint Ivo) Rogier van der Weyden, 1450

Wild Man Holding a Shield with a Hare and a Shield with a Moor's Head, Martin Schongauer

Wild Man Holding a Shield with a Hare and a Shield with a Moor's Head Martin Schongauer, 1450

Virgin and Child, Rogier van der Weyden

Virgin and Child Rogier van der Weyden, 1454

Portrait of a Lady, Rogier van der Weyden

Portrait of a Lady Rogier van der Weyden, 1460

The Crucifixion, with the Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist Mourning, Rogier van der Weyden

The Crucifixion, with the Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist Mourning Rogier van der Weyden, 1460

Christ Carrying the Cross, Northern Renaissance

Christ Carrying the Cross Martin Schongauer, 1475

Saint Anthony Tormented by Demons, Martin Schongauer

Saint Anthony Tormented by Demons Martin Schongauer, 1475

The Adoration of the Magi, Hieronymus Bosch

The Adoration of the Magi Hieronymus Bosch, 1475

Portrait of a Young Woman, Martin Schongauer

Portrait of a Young Woman Martin Schongauer, 1480

The Last Judgement, Hieronymus Bosch

The Last Judgement Hieronymus Bosch, 1482

Self-portrait at the age of thirteen, Albrecht Dürer

Self-portrait at the age of thirteen Albrecht Dürer, 1484

The Holy Family, Martin Schongauer

The Holy Family Martin Schongauer, 1485

Portrait of Ladislaus the Posthumous and Magdalena of Valois, Northern Renaissance

Portrait of Ladislaus the Posthumous and Magdalena of Valois 1490

Portrait of the Artist's Father, Albrecht Dürer

Portrait of the Artist's Father Albrecht Dürer, 1490

The Lion of Saint Mark, Martin Schongauer

The Lion of Saint Mark Martin Schongauer, 1490

A Foolish Virgin in Half-Figure, Martin Schongauer

A Foolish Virgin in Half-Figure Martin Schongauer, 1491

Griffin, Martin Schongauer

Griffin Martin Schongauer, 1491

Ornament with Owl Mocked by Day Birds, Martin Schongauer

Ornament with Owl Mocked by Day Birds Martin Schongauer, 1491

The Censer, Martin Schongauer

The Censer Martin Schongauer, 1492

Self-portrait at age 22, Albrecht Dürer

Self-portrait at age 22 Albrecht Dürer, 1493

The Hunt of the Unicorn, Northern Renaissance

The Hunt of the Unicorn 1495

Saint Jerome Penitent in the Wilderness, Albrecht Dürer

Saint Jerome Penitent in the Wilderness Albrecht Dürer, 1496

The Apocalypse — The Four Horsemen, Albrecht Dürer

The Apocalypse — The Four Horsemen Albrecht Dürer, 1498

The Apocalypse — The Whore of Babylon, Albrecht Dürer

The Apocalypse — The Whore of Babylon Albrecht Dürer, 1498

Self-portrait at age 28, Albrecht Dürer

Self-portrait at age 28 Albrecht Dürer, 1500

Wing of a Roller, Albrecht Dürer

Wing of a Roller Albrecht Dürer, 1500

Young Hare, Albrecht Dürer

Young Hare Albrecht Dürer, 1502

The Large Piece of Turf, Albrecht Dürer

The Large Piece of Turf Albrecht Dürer, 1503

Adam and Eve, Albrecht Dürer

Adam and Eve Albrecht Dürer, 1504

The Garden of Earthly Delights, Hieronymus Bosch

The Garden of Earthly Delights Hieronymus Bosch, 1503 – 1504

The Garden of Earthly Delights - Closed, Hieronymus Bosch

The Garden of Earthly Delights - Closed Hieronymus Bosch, 1503 – 1504

Portrait of a Young Venetian Woman, Albrecht Dürer

Portrait of a Young Venetian Woman Albrecht Dürer, 1505

Salvator Mundi, Albrecht Dürer

Salvator Mundi Albrecht Dürer, 1505

Feast of Rose Garlands, Albrecht Dürer

Feast of Rose Garlands Albrecht Dürer, 1506

The Little Owl, Albrecht Dürer

The Little Owl Albrecht Dürer, 1506

Eva and Adam, Albrecht Dürer

Eva and Adam Albrecht Dürer, 1507

Head of an African, Albrecht Dürer

Head of an African Albrecht Dürer, 1508

Temptation of Saint Anthony, Hieronymus Bosch

Temptation of Saint Anthony Hieronymus Bosch, 1510

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Kingdom of Benin, Age of Exploration

Kingdom of Benin

Sculpting divine history

1440 – 1897

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