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Artist: Tilman Riemenschneider (1460 - 1531)
Nationality: German
Movement: late Gothic
Media: Painting,Sculpture
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Biography:
Tilman Riemenschnider settled in Wurzburg in 1482 where he established himself as a leading late Gothic sculptor. He primarily sculpted out of stone but was also a talented woodcarver. In addition to art, Riemenschneider held public offices. In 1525, he was briefly imprisoned for refusing to resort to violent actions against the rebels during the Peasants’ War. One of Riemenschneider’s most famous works is the Holy Blood altarpiece located in St Jacobskirche Rothenburn ober der Tauber.


Artworks in Museum Collections: (4)
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art -
Seated Bishop, ca. 1495 Tilman Riemenschneider (German, 1460-1531, active in Würzburg,1483–ca. 1525)German; Made in Würzburg,
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Tilman Riemenschneider - Virgin and Child c. 1499 lindenwood Spencer Museum of Art
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Tilmann Riemenschneider - St. Andrew c. 1505 wood High Museum of Art
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Tilmann Riemenschneider - Female Saint c. 1505-10 lindenwood with trac North Carolina Museum of Art German

Artnews Articles and Exhibition Information: (1)
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National Gallery of Art: Tilman Riemenschneider: Master Sculptor of the Late Middle Ages
Organization: The exhibition is organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Curators: Julien Chapuis, assista...

Further Artwork and Information:

NGA - Tilman Riemenschneider: Master Sculptor of the Late Middle Ages
Tilman Riemenschneider Online
RIEMENSCHNEIDER, Tilman
Tilman Riemenschneider
Hotel Tilmen Riemenschneider Rothenburg
Biography
RIEMENSCHNEIDER, Tilman
Tilman Riemenschneider Hotel in Rothenburg - Read reviews and compare deals
Heilbad Heiligenstadt - Herzlich Willkommen
Tilman Riemenschneider (1932 - ) Biography, Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews

 

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