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Northern Renaissance

How Humanism beats down Feudalism with the printing press

Portrait of Cardinal Niccolò Albergati

Jan Van Eyck, 1431

The Ghent Altarpiece, Open

Jan Van Eyck, 1430-1432

The Virgin and Child enthroned

Rogier van der Weyden, 1433

Arnolfini Portrait

Jan Van Eyck, 1434

The Annunciation

Jan Van Eyck, 1434-1436

The Descent from the Cross

Rogier van der Weyden, 1435-1438

The Madonna in the Church

Jan Van Eyck, 1438

Portrait of Margareta van Eyck

Jan Van Eyck, 1439

Crucifixion and Last Judgement

Jan Van Eyck, 1430-1440

Woman with a Winged Bonnet

Rogier van der Weyden, 1440

Virgin and Child, with Saints and Donor

Jan Van Eyck, 1441-1443

Triptych: The Crucifixion

Rogier van der Weyden, 1443-1445

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, 1450

Virgin and Child

Rogier van der Weyden, 1454

Portrait of a Lady

Rogier van der Weyden, 1460

The Crucifixion, with the Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist Mourning

Rogier van der Weyden, 1460

Christ Carrying the Cross

Martin Schongauer, 1475

Saint Anthony Tormented by Demons

Martin Schongauer, 1475

The Adoration of the Magi

Hieronymus Bosch, 1475

Portrait of a Young Woman

Martin Schongauer, 1480

The Last Judgement

Hieronymus Bosch, 1482

Self-portrait at the age of thirteen

Albrecht Dürer, 1484

The Holy Family

Martin Schongauer, 1485

Portrait of Ladislaus the Posthumous and Magdalena of Valois


Portrait of the Artist's Father

Albrecht Dürer, 1490

The Lion of Saint Mark

Martin Schongauer, 1490

A Foolish Virgin in Half-Figure

Martin Schongauer, 1491


Martin Schongauer, 1491

Ornament with Owl Mocked by Day Birds

Martin Schongauer, 1491

The Censer

Martin Schongauer, 1492

Self-portrait at age 22

Albrecht Dürer, 1493

The Hunt of the Unicorn


Saint Jerome Penitent in the Wilderness

Albrecht Dürer, 1496

The Apocalypse — The Four Horsemen

Albrecht Dürer, 1498

The Apocalypse — The Whore of Babylon

Albrecht Dürer, 1498

Self-portrait at age 28

Albrecht Dürer, 1500

Wing of a Roller

Albrecht Dürer, 1500

Young Hare

Albrecht Dürer, 1502

The Large Piece of Turf

Albrecht Dürer, 1503

Adam and Eve

Albrecht Dürer, 1504

The Garden of Earthly Delights

Hieronymus Bosch, 1503-1504

The Garden of Earthly Delights - Closed

Hieronymus Bosch, 1503-1504

Portrait of a Young Venetian Woman

Albrecht Dürer, 1505

Salvator Mundi

Albrecht Dürer, 1505

Feast of Rose Garlands

Albrecht Dürer, 1506

The Little Owl

Albrecht Dürer, 1506

Eva and Adam

Albrecht Dürer, 1507

Head of an African

Albrecht Dürer, 1508

Temptation of Saint Anthony

Hieronymus Bosch, 1510
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