Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Title: Dedication Stone of Ulm Cathedral
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  • Description: The B├╝rgermeister Lutz Krafft and his wife lower the cathedral onto the back of the architect, who supports it from the center. This central figure appears to bear more of the burden than the two patrons, as he is squatting low to bear the weight of the building.
  • Source: Wikimedia Commons
  • Rights: GNU Free Documentation License
  • Subject (See Also): Donor Portraits Patronage, Ecclesiastical Work
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 14
  • Date: 1377
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  • Current Location: Ulm, Cathedral
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  • Artistic Type (Category): Digital images; Sculptures
  • Artistic Type (Material/Technique): Sandstone; Paint
  • Donor: Layman and Laywoman; Mayor Lutz Krafft and his wife lay the foundation for a new parish church following the destruction of the previous building by an attacking army.
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