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5-FlemPtg - NOTES FOR FLEMISH PAINTING TOPIC Netherlands =...

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NOTES FOR FLEMISH PAINTING TOPIC Netherlands = “low lands” or Low Countries: Northern Netherlands = Holland or The Netherlands Southern Netherlands = Belgium Flanders : most important province of the Southern Netherlands Flemish : adjective pertaining to Flanders Principal Flemish cities and artists associated with them: • Tournai: Campin • Bruges and Ghent: Van Eyck • Brussels: Van der Weyden 15th-century Italian opinion of contemporary Flemish painting : È altra pratica e altro modo, il quale è bello, chi lo sa fare . (“It’s another type of skill, another manner, which is beautiful – if you know how to do it”!)
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Maps of Europe in the Renaissance Detail of northwestern Europe, showing the Netherlands (or Low Countries) and major artistic centers. Note the cluster of cities in the densely populated Netherlands and Italy.
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Modern map of France and adjacent countries Modern map of Belgium and the Netherlands, including Tournai, Bruges, Ghent, and Brussels
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course ART 1441 taught by Professor Zucker,m. during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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