16th-Century Art of Northern Europe & Spain: Characteristics, Techniques & Famous Works


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Which of these is not a characteristic of Northern European painting?

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1. What defined Northern European genre scenes?

2. What was Albrecht Dürer's claim to fame?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will find out what you know about 16th century art from Northern Europe and Spain. Traits of Northern European painting and Albrecht Dürer will be among the subjects on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Albrecht Dürer
  • Characteristics of Northern European painting
  • Northern European genre scenes
  • The painter who is credited with creating a Spanish style of painting in the 16th century
  • Why Spain didn't focus on art prior to the 16th century

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding 16th century art from Northern Europe and Spain
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Dürer
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Spain's priorities before the 16th century in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about 16th century art from Northern Europe and Spain, review the accompanying lesson. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Details Northern European painting
  • Explains Butcher's Stall painted by Pieter Aertsen in 1551
  • Covers Charles V and his contributions to Spanish art, such as El Escorial
  • Explores the impact of Albrecht Dürer
  • Discusses El Greco's art