Lucas Cranach the Elder: Art and Devotion of the German Reformation

Lucas Cranach the Elder: Art and Devotion of the German Reformation

by Bonnie Noble
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761843388

ISBN-13: 9780761843382

Pub. Date: 04/16/2009

Publisher: University Press of America

This book presents Cranach's Reformation painting to a broader audience and explains the pictorial strategies Cranach devised to clarify and interpret Lutheran thought. For specialists in Reformation history, this study offers an interpretation of Cranach's art as an agent of religious change. For historians and students of Renaissance art, this study explores the

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This book presents Cranach's Reformation painting to a broader audience and explains the pictorial strategies Cranach devised to clarify and interpret Lutheran thought. For specialists in Reformation history, this study offers an interpretation of Cranach's art as an agent of religious change. For historians and students of Renaissance art, this study explores the defining work of a major sixteenth-century artist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761843382
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
04/16/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 1. Law and Gospel and the Strategies of Pictorial Rhetoric Chapter 2 2. The Schneeberg Altarpiece and the Structure of Worship Chapter 3 3. The Wittenberg Altarpiece: Communal Devotion and Identity Chapter 4 4. Holy Visions and Pious Testimony: Weimar Altarpiece Chapter 5 5. Public Worship to Private Devotion: Cranach's Reformation Madonna Panels

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