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Author Bier, Justus, 1899-1990.

Title Tilmann Riemenschneider : his life and work / Justus Bier
Published Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, [1982]
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Contents COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; PHOTOGRAPHS IN THE TEXT; Tombstone of Tilmann Riemenschneider; Notes; PLATES FOLLOW PAGE; COMMENTARY ON THE SCULPTURES; Works in Public Collections in the United States and Canada; The Virgin with the Christ Child (Boston) (Plate 1); The Three Helpers in Need (Plates 2A-c); The Virgin with the Christ Child (Lawrence, Kansas) (Plates 3A-B); St. Urban (Plate 4); Anna Selbdritt (Plates 5A-B); St. Lawrence (Plates 6A-B); St. Andrew (Plates 7A-B); St. Catherine (Plates 8A-B); St. Jerome and the Lion (Plates 9A-D); Pietà (Plates 10A-B)
Christ on the Cross (Plates 42A-B)Tomb-Monument of Lorenz von Bibra (Plates 43A-D); The Virgin and Christ Child in a Rosary (Plate 44); Pilgrimage Church, Kirchberg bei Volkach; The Virgin and Christ Child in a Rosary, in the 1930s; The Virgin with the Christ Child (Frankfurt) (Plate 45); Altarpiece of the Lamentation for Christ (Plates 46A-D); MONOGRAPHS ON TILMANN RIEMENSCHNEIDER; LIST OF RIEMENSCHNEIDER'S WORKS, WITH SELECTED REFERENCES; SOURCES OF THE PHOTOGRAPHS
St. Sebastian (Plates 11A-B)St. Anthony Abbot (Plates 12A-B); The Mourning Virgin (Plates 13A-B); St. Stephen (Plates 14A-B); St. Burchard (Plates 15A-B); The Virgin with the Christ Child (Dumbarton Oaks) (Plates 16A-C); Selected Works in Germany; Tomb-Monument of Eberhard von Grumbach (Plate 17); John the Baptist (Plate 18); The Virgin with the Christ Child (from Werbach) (Plate 19); Sculptures from the Münnerstadt Altarpiece of Mary Magdalene (Plates 20A-K); Adam and Eve (Plates 21A-D); South Portal of the Marienkapelle, Würzburg, before removal of Adam and Eve
The Virgin with the Christ Child (Munich) (Plates 32A-B)Altarpiece of the Assumption of the Virgin (Plates 33A-P); Herrgottskirche, Creglingen; The Disciple James in the Heidingsfeld Agony in the Garden (Plates 34A-C); Sculptures for the High Altar of Würzburg Cathedral (Plates 35A-E); Lamentation for Christ (Würzburg) (Plate 36); Lamentation for Christ (Bremen) (Plate 37); The Virgin with the Christ Child (from Gramschatz) (Plates 38A-B); Female Bust for a Chandelier (Plate 39); Tomb of Emperor Henry II and Empress Cunegund (Plates 40A-G); Altarpiece of the Crucifixion (Plates 41A-D)
Tomb-Monument of Rudolf von Scherenberg (Plates 22A-E)Altarpiece of the Holy Blood (Plates 23A-S); Würzburg Cathedral in 1946; The Virgin with the Christ Child (Plates 24A-B); Tomb-Monument of Konrad von Schaumberg (Plates 25A-B); Figures of the Apostles for the Marienkapelle in Würzburg (Plates 26A-F); The Marienkapelle, Würzburg, before removal of the Apostles; St. Dorothea (Plate 27); The Virgin with the Christ Child (Würzburg) (Plates 28A-B); St. Anne (Plate 29); Tomb-Monument of Elisabeth Stieber (Plate 30); Windsheim Altarpiece of the Twelve Apostles (Plates 31A-B)
Summary In the hauntingly beautiful sculptures of Tilmann Riemenschneider, the Late Gothic art of Germany achieved its highest expression. Now, for the first time in English, the eminent art historian Justus Bier accords Riemenschneider the extended attention he so richly deserves. Riemenschneider (ca. 1460--1531) holds a pivotal place in the development of German art. Rejecting the anonymous soulfulness of earlier Gothic sculpture, he created a style reflecting the deeply spiritual character of his time, yet one that also anticipated the humanism of the Italian Renaissance so soon to revolutionize Eu
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Riemenschneider, Tilman, -1531.
Sculptors -- Germany -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813162114 (electronic bk.)
9780813162119 (electronic bk.)