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style of art, influenced by the rivaling cultures of European nobility, that bridged the Gothic and Renaissance periods of art during the late 14th and up to the mid-15th centuries
Dutch sculptor; most important northern European sculptor of his age and considered a pioneer of the "northern realism" of the Early Netherlandish painting
painting, typically an altarpiece, consisting of more than three leaves or panels joined by hinges or folds
technique used by painters for representing three-dimensional space on a flat two-dimensional surface by creating the illusion of depth, or recession within a painting or drawing
print of a type made from a design cut in a block of wood, formerly widely used for illustrations in books
one of the leading women of the Italian Renaissance as a major cultural and political figure
square, curved, or polygonal structure on the top of a dome or a room, with the sides glazed or open, so as to admit light
architectural feature that contrasts in texture with the smoothly finished, squared block masonry surfaces
asymmetrical arrangement of the human figure in which the line of the arms and shoulders contrasts with while balancing those of the hips and legs
contrasted light and shadow created by light falling unevenly or from a particular direction on something
art technique involving extremely realistic imagery in order to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects appear in three dimensions
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