Renaissance and Reformation in Europe

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The art of Giotto and Duccio was once known as primitive, and useful only as a prelude to the Renaissance. However, recent scholarship allows us to study the brilliant artists of Florence and Siena in their own right.

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Northern Renaissance: the sixteenth century

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