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Headlam, Cecil. The story of Nuremberg - Page 181. 1899. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 21, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1669/show/1549.

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Headlam, Cecil. (1899). The story of Nuremberg - Page 181. 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/1549

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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
Use and Reproduction No Copyright - United States
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Transcript The yl/ts and Grafts Benvenuto Cellini has told us how his father, in like fashion, was eager that he should practise the "accursed art" of r I brer's father, however, soon gave in and in i486 apprenticed the boy to Michel Wolgemut. iinarily beautiful, and, for a boy of that age, marvellously executed portrait of himself at the age of thirteen (now at Vienna) must have shown the father something of the power that lay undeveloped in his son. So " it was arranged that I should serve him for three years. During that time God gave roe great industry so that I learnt many things ; but I had to suffer much at the hands of the other apprentices." Painting was already in vogue at Nuremberg in the fourteenth as never much encouraged. One of the reasons may perhaps have been that there was little opportunity for fresco painting here, as in Italy; for the Gothic style of architecture orlers no large surfaces that seem to demand the relief of colour and drawing, was regarded at fir s an assistant of architecture, glass-blowing and sculpture, for the purposes of decoration and ornament, and painters therefore always continued to be treated as mere artisans of one craft or anotl ierc I am a master," writes Durer from I home a Para- however regarded, the art of painting had attained to the dignity of a separate existence ■ be fourteenth century, it was called in to supply the place of sculpture and to furnish altar-pieces and memorial pictures attached to monuments. These lat: characteristic of northern art, and no better examples °t*tl. be found than in the great churches of N mberg. them, in their original positions, can be seen in the Churches oi enz and ted for the great burgher families— ImhorFs, Tuchers, Holzschuhera, etc.—on the death 181