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The Isenheim Altarpiece: God's Medicine and the Painter's Vision
by Andree Hayum
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 ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published February 21st 1990 by Princeton University Press
(first published December 31st 1989)
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