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

Schleif, Corine
December 1993
Art Bulletin;Dec93, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p599
Academic Journal
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.


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