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The Isenheim Altarpiece: God's Medicine and the Painter's Vision

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Andree Hayum approaches Matthias Grunewald's Isenheim Altarpiece, now at the Musee d'Unterlinden in Colmar, as a structural and iconographic entity and restores it to its broader cultural context in the early sixteenth century. She interprets the altarpiece in terms of its hospital context, then explores how this polyptych functions as a system of communication, in relatio
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published February 21st 1990 by Princeton University Press (first published December 31st 1989)
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Sep 22, 2008 Karen rated it it was amazing
This is one of the very best religious books I have ever read. It was in college for a humanities course. I underlined about the whole thing. So clear about the Savior's role. I am sad no cover is available. It is a brightly colored book inside and out.
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