By Laurie Schneider Adams
Munch’s The Scream. Van Gogh’s Starry evening. Rodin’s The philosopher. Monet’s Water Lilies. Constable’s landscapes. The nineteenth century gave us a wealth of creative riches so memorable of their genius that we will be able to photograph a lot of them instantly. on the time, even though, their avant-garde nature was once the reason for a lot controversy. Professor Laurie Schneider Adams vividly brings to existence the work, sculpture, images and structure, of the interval together with her infectious enthusiasm for paintings and designated explorations of person works. provided interesting biographical info and the appropriate social, political, and cultural context, the reader is left with a deep appreciation for the works and an knowing of ways innovative they have been on the time, in addition to the explanations for his or her enduring charm.
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Niklaus Manuel, Girl with Impaled Heart (ca. 1510). Courtesy of Kunstmuseum Basel, Kupferstkhkabinett, Inv. 46. Photographer: Martin Buhler Figure 28. Niklaus Manuel, Half-Portrait of a Girl (ca. 1510). Courtesy of Kupferstichkabinett Dresden, Inv. Nr. C 2206 Figure 29. Niklaus Manuel, Two Grave Watchers (ca. 1515). Courtesy of Kunstmuseum Basel, Kupferstichkabinett, Inv. I. Photographer: Martin Buhler Figure 30. Niklaus Manuel, The Martyrdom of St. Ursula (ca. 1513-14). Courtesy of Kunstmuseum Bern, Inv.
1517). Courtesy of Kunstmuseum Basel, Kupferstichkabinett, Inv. 73, Koegler 55-56. Photographer: Martin Buhler Figure 36. Niklaus Manuel, Selected Schauspielfiguren (ca. 1519-20). Courtesy of Kunstmuseum Basel, Kupferstichkabinett, Inv. 27. Photographer: Martin Buhler Figure 37. Niklaus Manuel, The Judgment of Pans (ca. 1517-18). Courtesy of Kunstmuseum Basel, Inv. 422. Photographer: Martin Buhler Figure 39. Albert Kauw, copy (1649) from Niklaus Manuel, Dance of Death (ca. 1516-19). Courtesy of Bernisches Historisches Museum, Inv.
3 Yet these works dealt with Old Testament 1 Joachim Greff, Ein Geistliches schones newes spil/aujfdas heilige Osterfest gestellet/Darinnen werden gehandelt die geschicht von der Aufferstehung Christi ZM sampt der historien Thome (Zwickau, 1542), Aijr ff. 'Joachim GrefTs protestantisches Osterspiel," Daphnis 23 (1994): 309-44. 2 Paul Rebhun, Susanna, ed. Hans-Gert Roloff (Stuttgart: Reclam, 1980). Luther's commentaries on both Tobit and the Book of Judith appear later in this chapter. 3 Greff's play was the first biblical drama to appear in Lutheran central Germany.
19th-Century Art: A Beginner's Guide by Laurie Schneider Adams