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 tim
Author: Justus Bier Publisher: University Press of Kentucky Published: 07/15/2014 Pages: 272 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.89lbs Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.62d ISBN: 9780813151267
About the Author
Justus Bier, Director Emeritus of the North Carolina Museum of Art, has received many honors in his native Germany and in the United States.