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WITZ, Konrad Annunciation r oil painting


Annunciation r
Painting ID::  9743
WITZ, Konrad
Annunciation r
c. 1440 Panel, 158 x 121 cm Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg

   
   
     

WITZ, Konrad St Bartholomew wr oil painting


St Bartholomew wr
Painting ID::  9744
WITZ, Konrad
St Bartholomew wr
c. 1435 Wood, 100 x 68 cm Öffentliche Kunstsammlung, Basle

   
   
     

WITZ, Konrad Christ on the Cross wr oil painting


Christ on the Cross wr
Painting ID::  9745
WITZ, Konrad
Christ on the Cross wr
1430-33 Panel, 34 x 26 cm Staatliche Museen, Berlin

   
   
     

WITZ, Konrad Saint Christopher qr oil painting


Saint Christopher qr
Painting ID::  9746
WITZ, Konrad
Saint Christopher qr
c. 1435 Panel, 101 x 81 cm Öffentliche Kunstsammlung, Basle

   
   
     

WITZ, Konrad The Miraculous Draught of Fishes wr oil painting


The Miraculous Draught of Fishes wr
Painting ID::  9747
WITZ, Konrad
The Miraculous Draught of Fishes wr
1443-44 Tempera on wood, 132 x 151 cm Mus??e d'Art et d'Histoire, Geneva

   
   
     

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     WITZ, Konrad
     b. cca 1400, Rottweil, d. ca. 1445, Basel. German-born painter from Rottweil in Swabia, active in Switzerland. German painter. One of the great innovators in northern European painting, he turned away from the lyricism of the preceding generation of German painters. His sturdy, monumental figures give a strong impression of their physical presence, gestures are dignified and the colours strong and simple. Even scenes with several figures are strangely undramatic and static. The surface appearance of materials, especially metals and stone, is intensely observed and recorded with an almost naive precision. Powerful cast shadows help to define the spatial relationships between objects. His fresh approach to the natural world reflects that of the Netherlandish painters: the Master of Fl?malle and the van Eycks. He need not, however, have trained in the Netherlands or in Burgundy as knowledge of their style could have been gained in Basle. He remained, however, untouched by the anecdotal quality present in their art,

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