Northern and Italian Renaissance

"The Rebirth of Art"

Dates of Period or movement


  • late 14 century and it hit its peak during the 15th and 16 century it ended later in the 16th century


  • early 15th century to the late 16th century

Key People, Locations, structures


  1. John Lochner
  2. Martin Schongauer
  3. Albrecht Durer

  • Located mainly in Northern Europe around Flanders, Holland, and Germany and then spread throughout Europe


  1. Leonardo da Vinci
  2. Michelangelo di Lodovico Buanarroti Simoni
  3. Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (Raphael Sanzio)
  • Located in Italy, mainly in the cities of Florence, Venice, Genoa, and Milan.

Three Facts


  • Renaissance art was trying to capture the experience of the individual and the beauty and mystery of the natural world
  • The period immediately followed the middle ages in Europe
  • It saw a great revival of interest in classical learning and values of ancient Greece and Rome

  • Northern Art was an updated version of Gothic Art
  • Refers to the events that happened during the renaissance outside of Italy
  • Printing was important and popular medium, artist were able to sell many copies of their prints which were seen all throughout Europe