The Mairhauser Epitaph: An Example of Late Sixteenth-Century Lutheran Iconography

Kuhn, Charles L.
December 1976
Art Bulletin;Dec76, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p542
Academic Journal
Provides information on the epitaph made for Georg Mairhauser and his family, which is an example of a Lutheran iconography. Difference of the Anabaptist doctrine of re-baptism or adult baptism, from the Lutherans and the Catholics; Translation of the epitaph consisting of two passages from the Gospels of John and Mark from the New Testament; Discussion of the theme of the Visit of Christ and Nicodemus.


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