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Published by Archon Books in [Hamden, Conn.] .
Written in English



  • England.


  • Reformation and art,
  • Architecture, Medieval -- England,
  • Architecture, Gothic -- England,
  • Art, Medieval -- England,
  • Church architecture -- England

Book details:

LC ClassificationsN5970 .C6 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 622 p.
Number of Pages622
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5684115M
ISBN 100208007385
LC Control Number69015789

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Jul 01,  · Book Description Lucas Cranach the Elder, Martin Luther & the Art of the Reformation examines the collaboration between the revolutionary leader of the Reformation and one of the great artists of early modern Germany, his friend and supporter, Lucas Cranach the Arjun Gupta. Art and the Reformation [ edit ] Cranach the Elder 's Altarpiece at Wittenberg. An early Lutheran work depicting leading Reformers as Apostles at the Last Supper. Altar piece in St. Martin's Cathedral, Utrecht, attacked by Calvinists in the Beeldenstorm in In this elegantly written and beautifully illustrated book, Lev combines her deep knowledge of art history and theology to show how Counter-Reformation artists used their art to defend the Truth of their ancient faith. Where argument alone would not persuade, beauty had the power to lead souls. Jun 24,  · texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. Books to Borrow. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Art and the Reformation. -- Item PreviewPages:

The Impact of the Reformation on Fine Arts 33 The art and music of the Reformation rejected the Catholic and Renaissance forms because the movement was theological at its root. Reformation forms were theocentric, placing their emphasis on God as He is, and His works as they really John D. Wilsey. Apr 17,  · Lucas Cranach the Elder, Martin Luther () Perhaps the most prominent artist of the Reformation, Cranach was Luther’s friend and particularly known for painting many portraits of the reformers, including this iconic Luther portrait. Mar 25,  · The story of the Reformation is long and complex, and so are many of MacCulloch's sentences, but never mind. This is a rich and full account of the Reformation, in which the motivations of faith and feeling, power and practicality are woven fine, /5. The Reformation had considerable impact upon the world of art in sixteenth-century Germany, but that impact was not everywhere a uniform one. Some early Protestant leaders reacted to what they viewed as the idolatrous misuse of visual imagery in late medieval Catholicism with a demand for total abolition of paintings and figurative sculpture from the churches.