Catholics created religious art, while Protestants created art depicting everyday scenes. Which issue did Catholics and Protestants disagree about that led to their radically different art?
Some protestant leaders considered the use of religious images as a form of idolatry and pushed for its removal and instead concentrated on Protestant ideals. Catholic art on the other hand, were used a form of visual education for believers. Their art was meant to venerate God and the saints which is why they gave deep emphasis on their artwork.