TITLE

MINIATURIZATION AND MEDITATION IN A PASSION CYCLE BY JOHANNES WIERIX

AUTHOR(S)
TILGHMAN, BENJAMIN C.
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Journal of the Walters Art Museum;2010/2011, Vol. 68/69, p125
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the collection of illuminated manuscripts at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, with a particular focus on a book of drawings by Johannes Wierix, designated as item W.722. The author considers Wierix's work in the context of medieval devotional practices and the production of what is referred to as small art. He comments on the book's depiction of religious scenes, including Christ's Passion, the Last Supper, and the Crucifixion. The detail and craftsmanship of the drawings is also highlighted.
ACCESSION #
85998208

 

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