Thursday, 5 November 2015

Germany: Treasures of German Museums - "Grieving Women" by Tilman Riemenschneider

Tilman Riemenschneider (c. 1460 – 7 July 1531) was a German sculptor and woodcarver active in Würzburg from 1483. He was one of the most prolific and versatile sculptors of the transition period between late Gothic and Renaissance, a master in stone and lime wood. The largest collection of his work, 81 pieces, can be found in the Mainfränkisches Museum in the Marienberg citadel in Würzburg, Germany.

Treasures of German Museums - "Grieving" Women by Tilman Riemenschneider - Issued: 01-10-2015 with special first day of issue postmark

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