Discuss the rise of Protestant Christian sects and the differences of artists working in Northern Europe as opposed to those working in the Catholic southern areas of Europe. The differences in these two religious philosophies and the contextual differences of Northern Europe versus Southern Europe at this time had deep impacts on the artistic artifacts form this time.
The Protestant Revolution played a large part in the artistic artifacts of Northern Europe. Please explain how the ideals of this revolution are displayed in the artwork from the time and how it compares to their Catholic counterparts. Be sure to include images of the 2 pieces of artwork you contrast and compare in your response.