Flemish School - FlemishSchool(16001800 , .Painting

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Flemish School: (1600 - 1800) The Flemish style of art began in the 15th century and was inspired by the manuscript illumination and art  of the Burgundian court. The first center of Flemish art was Bruges, recieving this reputation with the help of Hubert and Jan van  Eyck in the 15th century. Paintings of this time were excuted in a realist style and often contained  depictions of elaborate materials and fabrics and religious symbols. In the 16th century, Italian influences appeared and the center of artistic production moved to Antwerp.  While some artists embraced the Italain style, others ignored the fashions and retained their indivdual  style. The 17th century was marked by the influence of Peter Paul Rubens, the foremost Flemish artist.  After the 17th century, Flemish art declined with the emergence of the French Rococo style. Known for inventing oil painting, other characteristics of Flemish art included attention to detail, bright 
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course ARH ARH2000 taught by Professor Karenroberts during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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