Tilman Riemenschneider: Master Sculptor Of The Late Middle Ages

Brand: National Gallery of Art, Washington
SKU: DADAX089468244X
ISBN : 9780894682445
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Tilman Riemenschneider: Master Sculptor of the Late Middle Ages

"The sculpture of Tilman Riemenschneider stands solidly anchored in the late Gothic tradition, while it also reflects emerging humanist concerns. Riemenschneider, who was active in Wurzburg from around 1483 until 1531, was one of the first sculptors to abandon polychromy on occasion, making a conscious aesthetic decision to leave visible his favored material, limewood. His sculpture strikes a rare balance between formal elegance and expressive strength, and it is among the most appealing work of the late Middle Ages."--BOOK JACKET. "The approximately fifty works documented in this handsome volume offer a fresh look at this great master. The book presents a broad survey of Riemenschneider's oeuvre, including representative work from all periods of his career. Contributors explore the sources for his art, his social milieu and the organization of his workshop, the critical reception of his work, his polychrome and monochrome sculpture."--BOOK JACKET.

Specifications of Tilman Riemenschneider: Master Sculptor of the Late Middle Ages

GENERAL
AuthorJulien Chapuis, Michael Baxandall
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
ISBN-10089468244X
ISBN-139780894682445
PublisherNational Gallery of Art, Washington
Number Of Pages352
Publication Date1999
DIMENSIONS
Height1.1 inch.
Length11.9 inch.
Width8.9 inch.
Weight3.95 pounds.

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