B Epiphany Last, Art for Readings for February 19, 2012

GRÜNEWALD, Matthias
(b. 1470/80, Würzburg, d. 1528, Halle)
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An Apostle from the Transfiguration
c. 1511
Black chalk on brownish paper, heightened with white, 148 x 263 mm
Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden
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An Apostle from the Transfiguration
c. 1511
Black chalk on brownish paper, heightened with white, 146 x 208 mm
Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden
Click to open Web Gallery of Art large image.

I cannot find any finished work on The Transfiguration by Grünewald and assume these are preliminary studies for a planned work. Interesting that the artist would begin with the Apostles’ witness.
 

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