Matthias Grunwald, The Annunciation from the Isenheim Altarpiece

Welcome to day 18. Matthias Grunewald was a contemporary of Albrecht Durer. Both men were important Northern Renaissance painters, both became embroiled in the turbulent politics and religious conflicts that dominated the era, and both expressed themselves in unique and arresting ways. Some of Grunewald’s paintings had originally been attributed to Durer, what is odd […] Read More

Robert Campin’s The Annunciation

Welcome to Day 8. Today we are moving north into Flanders, or modern day Belgium, which was part of France in the 1300’s. It’s confusing, and fascinating to trace the geography, but that is for another time.  What is important is that Robert Campin was part of the Northern Renaissance. The work we will be […] Read More