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Headlam, Cecil. The story of Nuremberg - Page 56. 1899. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 16, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1669/show/1432.

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Headlam, Cecil. (1899). The story of Nuremberg - Page 56. Exotic Impressions, Views of Foreign Lands. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1669/show/1432

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Title The story of Nuremberg
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Headlam, Cecil
Contributor (Local)
  • James, H. M.
Publisher J. M. Dent & Co.
Date 1899
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • History
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Nuremberg, Germany
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  • books
  • plates (illustrations)
  • illustrations (layout features)
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 303 pages; 18 cm
Original Item Location DD901.N93 H4 1899
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1684865~S11
Digital Collection Exotic Impressions: Views of Foreign Lands
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic
Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
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Transcript The S/ ry of Nuremberg museums constantly open, historic galleries ot art, to which one masterpiece after .mother was added. ••From daily admiration of them an BtthetlV tea formed In the minds of the JTOUng, and thanks fcO them the artists found repeated opportune retting their art. Orders from private individuals or public bodies abounded. Every well-to-do family. e\er\ corporation • to 00 honour to God by the presentation of some gift to bil h«>lv dwelling-place: some offered ■ picture, ■ statue, ■ wind an altar-piece; the portraits Ot the families them-<1\ portraits of the donors, were placed at the feetoi the When the artists represented tlumselvi- in paint, bronze, wood, or stone, they gave themselves tlu- humble attitude <>t suppliants: in those of their compositions which contain numerous personages they ilwayi choose the humbles! place for themselves ; often, like Adam Kratit in the tl the Church of St. Lorenz, they appear in their working I tools in hand, in the attitude of servair Whilst such men as Adam Kratft and Peter Vischei were giving their life-work to the beautifying of the churches, sculpture and painting also wcic tun the adornment of domestic and public life. The mansions of the merchant princes still bear witness to the wealth of the burgesses, and to the vigour of the artistic impulse of this period. Every ho from architectural splendour, was decorated with a painting, whether of some symbol or the patron saint of the family. The very aspect of the streets spoke to the importance of the role which art played in the life of the town. The influence of the town reacted no less surely on the art of the period. Albeit Dun instance, in spite of his wide experience alw in his art, like his master Wolgemut, in the Nuremberg dialect. The intense patriotism and the deep religious feeling which formed so intimate a pari of the In the citizens are reproduced in their art and literature, 1 See, for instance, the pictures in St. Loren/.kio 1 Janssen. 56