Comparing Northern 16th-Century and High Renaissance Painting


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When was the High Renaissance?

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1. Which of these artists was not one of the main figures of the High Renaissance?

2. What was the focus of artists in the High Renaissance?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the specific qualities of artwork from both the High Renaissance and the Northern 16th century, and the differences between each. Some things you'll be assessed on include the definition of each time period, the artists associated with each, and the focus of each movement.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The era of the High Renaissance
  • Artists are associated with the High Renaissance
  • Focus of artists in the High Renaissance
  • Definition of genre painting
  • Focus of artists in the Northern 16th century

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the High Renaissance and the Northern 16th century
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding both movements and identify the differences between each
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding both movements and identify relevant works of art and artistic styles from each period

Additional Learning

To learn more about these specific periods in art history, review the accompanying lesson titled Comparing Northern 16th-Century and High Renaissance Painting. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Major works and artists of the High Renaissance
  • Northern painting in the 16th century
  • Qualities of 16th century northern paintings