ISBN-10:
0761843388
ISBN-13:
9780761843382
Pub. Date:
04/16/2009
Publisher:
UPA
Lucas Cranach the Elder: Art and Devotion of the German Reformation

Lucas Cranach the Elder: Art and Devotion of the German Reformation

by Bonnie Noble
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Overview

This book presents Cranach's Reformation painting to a broader audience and explains the pictorial strategies Cranach devised to clarify and interpret Lutheran thought. For specialists in Reformation history, this study offers an interpretation of Cranach's art as an agent of religious change. For historians and students of Renaissance art, this study explores the defining work of a major sixteenth-century artist.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761843382
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 04/16/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Bonnie J. Noble received her B.A. in the history and literature of Religion from Northwestern University, her M.A. in Art History from the University of Pennsylvania, and her Ph.D. in Art History from Northwestern University. She teaches Art History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 1. Law and Gospel and the Strategies of Pictorial Rhetoric Chapter 2 2. The Schneeberg Altarpiece and the Structure of Worship Chapter 3 3. The Wittenberg Altarpiece: Communal Devotion and Identity Chapter 4 4. Holy Visions and Pious Testimony: Weimar Altarpiece Chapter 5 5. Public Worship to Private Devotion: Cranach's Reformation Madonna Panels

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