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Tilman Riemenschneider, c. 1460-1531

Tilman Riemenschneider, c. 1460-1531( )
Editor: Chapuis, Julien
Series title:Studies in the History of Art Ser.
Publication Date:Apr 2004
Publisher:National Gallery of Art
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

One of the greatest sculptors of the later Middle Ages, Tilman Riemenschneider (c. 1460-1531) struck a rare balance between formal elegance and expressive strength. His sculpture is noted for such innovative qualities as the acknowledgment of the viewer's mobility, an exquisite finish, and the occasional abandonment of polychromy (painted and gilded decoration). While anchored in the late Gothic tradition, Riemenschneider's work also reflects the emerging humanist concerns of...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Art / History / Medieval
Art / Sculpture & Installation
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9 x 11 Inches
Book Weight:3.55 Pounds

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