Germany and the Netherlands

  1. How can the subject matter of Mathias Grünewald’s Isenheim Altarpiece be related to its setting in a hospital that specialized in diseases of the flesh?
  2. What is Albrecht Dürer most known for?
  3. How does Albrecht Dürer’s Four Apostles relate to Protestant views?
  4. How can the emergence of “genre scenes” in 16th century Netherlandish painting be related to the Protestant Reformation?
  5. How can Hans Holbein’s The Ambassadors and Hieronymous Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights both be related to growing tension between the secular and spiritual beliefs of this era?