TITLE

Nicodemus and sculptors: Self-reflexivity in works by Adam Kraft and Tilman Riemenschneider

AUTHOR(S)
Schleif, Corine
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Dec93, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p599
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Shows self-portraits integrated within narrative scenes by Franconian sculptors Adam Kraft and Tilman Riemenschneiderin the 15th century. Identification between the sculptor and the holy person Nicodemus; Association based on the idea that Nicodemus had carved a crucifix; Expansion of dual referencing in the Middle Ages; Development of artistic strategies.
ACCESSION #
9406240026

 

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