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Headlam, Cecil. The story of Nuremberg - Page 249. 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 14, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1669/show/1615.

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Headlam, Cecil. (1899). The story of Nuremberg - Page 249. 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/1615

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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
Genre (AAT)
  • 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
Identifier exotic_201304_001
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Transcript The Churches emberg Christ. SS. Conrad and Wolfgang on the inside of the wings (No. 17, north wall). 4. The celebrated Imhoff Altar-piece in the Imhoff Gallery (north transept). This picture, dedicated by Kunz Imhoff, wa 41S-22, and is counted the finest achievement of mediaeval painting in Nuremberg. In the centre Christ is crowning Mary ; on the wings two apostles, at whose feet kneel the founder and three first wives. The burial of Christ, with SS. Mary and John, which formed originally the reverse of this altar-piece, is now in the German Museum (No. leep love of nature, which reveals itself in the vigorous, homely conception of the forms, is here combined with that .spiritual reverence of treatment which inspired the first works of Christian art In the earnest faces of S and P<iul we see not merely a repro duction of the traditional types, but faces full of character and originality. They have been carefully thought out as well as carefully carried out. There is individuality again in the sympathetic, the winsome beaut the countenance of Mary ; whilst the countenance of Christ seems to tell us both of the thoughtful earnestness and the gentle dignity of the Saviour. Notwithstanding their slimness, the figures in the picture are somewhat crowded. The shoulders and necks are powerful, and the hands evince remarkable carefulness in execution. The folds of the drapery, in spite of the simplicity and clearness of ti monotonous in design. The harmony of colours (green, red, and blue, on a gold background) is strong and happily attuned. The artist is unknown, but, whoever he he had looked upon Nature with loving e. worshipped her ; and this love of Nature, purified his deep religious feeling, he had brought to tlu