Very Good copy, cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. Binding may have light creases. Lots of life left in these pages. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Grunewald is generally regarded as the greatest painter of the German Renaissance, and his masterpiece, "The Isenheim Altar" in Colmar, as one of the great works of western art. Painted for the Order of Saint Anthony -- a monastic fraternity that cared for the sick and suffering humanity of the time -- Richter explains how the various panels of the altarpiece, and in particular the great central panels of Christ's Crucifixion and Resurrection, need to be seen as a unity that provoked in the observer a profound experience of the meaning of earthly suffering and the power of healing transformation. In an age when illness and disease were still seen as a result of 'the sickness of sin' that had befallen humanity, such a picture has a spiritual therapeutic effect on those exposed to it and gave them an inner strength to endure and triumph over their often painful and difficult destinies.
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: German
Title: The Isenheim Altar: Suffering and Salvation ...
Publisher: Floris Books
Book Condition: VERY GOOD
Book Description Floris Books, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG086315266X
Book Description Floris Books, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P02086315266X
Book Description Floris Books, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 086315266X
Book Description Floris Books, New York, 1999. Softcover. First Edition Thus; First Printing. Book condition is Very Good+ in wraps. Text is clean and unmarked. Illustrated in color. ; 7.80 X 6 X 0.30 inches; 63 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 5333
Book Description Floris Books, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: Like New. Bookseller Inventory # P01086315266X
Book Description Floris Books, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11086315266X
Book Description Floris Books, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX086315266X