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  • Record Number: 11708
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Rose-Lefmann , Deborah.
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  • Title: As It Is Painted: Reflections of Image-Based Devotional Practices in the "Confessions" of Katherine Tucher [her journal records mystical visions of the intercession of Mary, the crucifixion, and Christ as the bridegroom; all are strongly influenced by popular religious paintings and prints].
  • Source: Studia Mystica New Series 17, 2 ( 1996): Pages 185 - 204.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Bride of Christ, Image of Images Jesus Christ- Passion in Literature Lay Piety Literature- Prose Mary, Virgin, Saint in Literature Mystics Tucher, Katharina, Widow of Otto Tucher, a Patrician of Nuremberg Visions Women Authors Women
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 15
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  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; Nuremberg, Stadtbibliothek, Cent. VI, 57, 263r - 292v. Originally from the Convent of St. Katharina's in Nuremberg with the number M IX. A collection of devotional texts writtenby several hands.
  • Illustrations: Five figures. Figure One, a small nursing madonna opens to display the Trinity (Cologne ca. 1300). Figure Two, painting of Christ and the Virgin interceding with God the Father, ca. 1402 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Cloisters Collection). Figure Three, Crucifixion with Mary fainting. Bamberger Triptych, Middle panel, 1429 (Munich, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum). Figure Four, Deposition with Mary fainting. Bamberger Triptych, right panel. Figure Five, "Christus und die minnende Seele." Printed broadside of twenty small scenes with verse captions (Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Einblatt III, 52f).
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 01617222
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