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Unformatted text preview: 2-13-08Sixteenth Century Art: Reformation, Germany, and France •Rise in printing and literacy•Iconoclasm – involved the smashing of religious symbols as idolatry oNot supported my Luther – thought art and images could be used as educational •Portraiture, landscape and genre painting •Art markets – could now produce art on spec – could begin to paint things based on their imagination and intuition Nikolaus Hagenaur, Shrine of Isenheim Altarpiece, 1500, painted and gilt limewood, Germany •Carved for the Abby of Saint Anthony oHad a hospital that specialized in skin disease •St. Anthony enthroned, Jerome with his lion to his left and St. Augustine to his right •Small sized donors •Jesus and his 12 disciples looking down and blessing the alter and the mass •Naturalistic detail in the carving – brow detail and sad eyes Matthias Grunewald, Isenheim Altarpiece Shutters, 1510-1515, oil on wood panel, Germany •Saint Bridget of Sweden •Scenes on both sides of the shutters •On weekdays it was closed – scene of crucifixion and lamentation•Flanked by figures of St Sebastian and St Anthony – St...
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- Spring '08
- Albrecht Dürer, Panel painting, Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, wood panel, Albrecht Altdorfer, Isenheim Altarpiece Shutters