Albrecht Altdorfer and the Origins of Landscape

Albrecht Altdorfer and the Origins of Landscape

by Christopher S. Wood


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226906010
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/28/1993
Edition description: 1
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Christopher S. Wood is professor in the Department of History of Art at Yale University.

Table of Contents

1. Independent landscape
Where landscape could appear
Landscape and text
Landscape as parergon or by-work
2. Frame and work
The German artist's career
Subject and setting
The landscape study
3. The German forest,
Two-dimensional pleasures
Germania illustrata
Outdoor worship
Wanderer, traveller
4. Topography and fiction
The topographical drawing
Style in Altdorfer's pen-and-ink landscapes
5. The published landscape
Altdorfer's public
'Printed drawings'
Order and disorder
Checklist of Landscapes
List of Illustrations

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