How Did The Catholic Counter Reformation

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During the 16th century in Europe, The Protestant Reformation caused people to almost completely reject the previous traditions of Catholic art. They even occasionally destroyed what they could reach of it. A new artistic tradition came along. This moved away significantly from the Southern European tradition (as well as the humanist art during the High Renaissance). But, the Catholic Counter Reformation reacted poorly to Protestant criticism of the art in Roman Catholicism to produce a style of Catholic art. Protestant religious art embraced Protestant values as well as supported the proliferation of Protestantism. The only thing is the amount of religious art produced in Protestant countries was reduced greatly. Artists in Protestant countries
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