Northern Renaissance realism 

The Northern Renaissance focused a lot on the realistic look of people and painting exactly what was seen. They put everything into extreme detail and focused on all the little tings in the painting. This gallery shows some of the different ideas included in the realism category. 

This is a painting from the Flemish Realism times. This is a layered oil painting which makes it look very real.
This fits in the realism category because of all the emotion in the people. if you zoom in on the people you can see tears on their faces and all the little details.
The jewels all over her dress were all painted and look extreme detail. Everything looks real in the painting. The way the light shines off the jewels makes it look even more real.
In this image you can again see the emotion in all the people. A few of them look pleased while everyone else looks depressed and upset. The emotion is what is realistic in this painting.
This portrait shows extreme detail on how the person actually looks. The realism of the Northern Renaissance is much greater than the Italian Renaissance where they focused on the classical look.
The small and intricate details show all the realistic pieces to the painting and all the time and effort that had to be put into this art piece.
In this painting you can see the emotion and feel the sadness in the painting. The people also look very real and life like.
This is a woodcut engraving. This shows lots of realistic looks and took a very long time to create and a lot of patients and focus.
There is a lot of realistic emotion in this painting. The woman is also sitting very naturally and her clothes and bonnet sit very loosely on her and it looks right.
This is very realistic looking in every aspect. If you look outside the window you can see how real everything looks outside and the detail spent there, when Saint Jerome is really supposed to be the center of attention.
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