Southern Germany, first half of the sixteenth century H 44 L 31.7 cm × 1
Style of this panel, deeply worked, can attach the to that of the
so-called school of sculpture of the Danube. Place aucadre devolved natural scene with tree trunks visible roots, rocks, a rugged surface is a predominant effect and plays an essential role in the representation of the subject. The sculptor has built a "window" into the natural environment of the sant, half-opening into a distant landscape.
Many painters, printmakers and sculptors of the Danube Region, were followers of the master of Regensburg, and were left free rein to their imagination by giving this invasive vegetation presence. The fantastic character that the works of this school give nature later inspired the German Romantics. More
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