15th-Century Art of Northern Europe & Spain: Characteristics, Materials & Techniques

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Which of these was not a distinction between Northern European and Italian art in the 15th century?

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1. What is tempera paint?

2. How did oil paint influence the styles of Northern Europe?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The 15th century was one of the most important eras for art history, due to the introduction of new, distinct materials for the purpose of creating art. Northern Europe and Spain were two areas that saw developments in art. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of the distinctions between Northern European and Italian art, the definition of tempera paint, and how oil paint influenced Northern European art.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you to:

  • Identify the distinctions between Northern European and Italian art
  • Define tempera paint
  • Know how oil paint influenced Northern European styles
  • Define the Reconquista
  • Recall what distinguished Spanish art in the 15th century

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding 15th-century Northern European and Spanish art
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about developments in art that occurred in the 15th century
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Reconquista and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson titled 15th-Century Art of Northern Europe & Spain: Characteristics, Materials & Techniques. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the source of economic growth in 15th-century Europe
  • Recall the shift from idealized figures and scenes to realistic representations
  • Provide an overview of the Reconquista
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