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image of A Bishop Saint (Burchard of Würzburg?) Tilman Riemenschneider (artist)
German, c. 1460 - 1531
A Bishop Saint (Burchard of Würzburg?), c. 1515/1520
linden wood with traces of polychromy
overall: 82.3 x 47.2 x 30.2 cm (32 3/8 x 18 9/16 x 11 7/8 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1961.1.1
On View
From the Tour: German Painting and Sculpture in the Late 1400s and 1500s
Object 12 of 12

1884Weber, Anton. Leben und Werke des Bilderhauer Dill Riemenschneider. Würzburg, 1884: 20.
1888Streit, Carl. Tilman Riemenschneider. Berlin, 1888: 18, pl. 47.
1900Tönnies, Eduard. Leben und Werke des Würzburg Bildschnitzers Tilmann Riemenschneider. Strasbourg, 1900: 256-257.
1901Kunstschätze aus Schloss Mainberg. (Sattler Collection). Auction catalogue, Rudolf Lepke Kunst-Auction-Haus, Berlin, 29 October - 2 November 1901: 5, 11, no. 63, repro.
1901Friedländer, Max J. Review of Leben Bildschnitzers Tilmann Riemenschneider by Tönnies Eduard. In Repertorium für Kunstwissenschaft 24 (1901): 468.
1904Kunstgeschichtlichen Gesellschaft, Berlin. Deutsche und Niederländische Holzbildwerke im Berliner Privatbesitz. Leipzig, 1904: no. 57, pl. 29.
1906Ausstellung von Werken alter Kunst ... (Silberne Hochzeit des allerhochsten Kaiserpaares). Exh. cat. (by Albert Brinckmann) Redern'schen Palais, Berlin, 1906: no. 178, repro.
1907Oppenheim, Benoit. Originalbildwerke in Holz, Stien, Elfenbein, usw. aus der Sammlung Benoit Oppenheim, Berlin. Leipzig, 1907: no. 10, pl. 6.
1907Bier, Justus. "Tilman Riemenschneider." In Thieme-Becker. 37 vols. Leipzig, 1907-1950: 28(1934):334.
1911Weber, Anton. Til Riemenschneider, sein Leben und Werken. 3d ed. Regensburg, 1911: 243-244.
1927Pfister, Kurt. Riemenschneider. Dresden, 1927: 34.
1930Bier, Justus. Tilman Riemenschneider: die reifen Werke. Augsburg, Germany, 1930: 111.
1937"The Death of Henry Goldman [d. 4 April 1937]." Art News 35 (April 1937): 19.
1943Bier, Justus. "The Bust of a Bishop by Tilmann Riemenschneider." The Art Quarterly 6 (1943): 159-165, repro.
1945Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 175, repro.
1946Frankfurter, Alfred M. "Supplement to the Kress Collection." Art N 44 (February 1946): 26-29.
1946Frankfurter, Alfred M. Supplement to the Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1946: 10, repro.
1946Bier, Justus. "A Bust of St. Urban by Tilmann Riemenschneider." The Art Quarterly 9 (1946): 128-137, especially 128, 137, n. 7.
1955Bier, Justus. "Riemenschneider as a Goldsmith's Model Maker," The Art Bulletin 37, no. 2 (June 1955): 103-112.
1957Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 83.
1959Bier, Justus. "A Virgin with the Christ Child by Tilmann Riemenschneider." The Register of the Museum of Art of the University of Kansas. 2 (June 1959): 2 -15, especially 14, n. 9.
1959Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 427, repro.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 166.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 146, repro.
1975Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: 620, 635, fig. 986.
1976Middeldorf, Ulrich. Sculptures from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools XIV-XIX Century. London, 1976: 124-125, fig. 211.
1976Pope-Hennessy, John. "A Quota of Masterpieces." Apollo 104 (1976): 72.
1978Muth, Hanswernfried, and Toni Schneiders. Tilmann Riemenschneider und Seine Werke. Würzburg, 1978: 108, no. 113, repro.
1982Bier, Justus. Tilmann Riemenschneider: His Life and Work. Louisville, 1982: 75-77, pls. 15 A, B.
1982Muth, Hanswernfried. Tilmann Riemenschneider. Die Werke des Bildschnitzers und Bildhauers, seiner Werkstatt und seines Umkreises im Mainfränkischen Museum Würzburg. Würzburg, 1982: 20.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. Washington, 1984: 634, no. 993, repro.
1992National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 292, repro.
1994Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 194, repro.
1999Tilman Riemenschneider: Master Sculptor of the Late Middle Ages. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1999-2000: no. 44.
1999Exhibitions: "Tilman Riemenschneider: Sculptor of the Late Middle Ages." National Gallery of Art Bulletin No. 21 (Spring 1999): 19, repro.
2000National Gallery of Art Special Issue. Connaissance des Arts. Paris, 2000: repro. 58, 59, 61.
2001Kalden-Rosenfeld, Iris.Tilman Riemenschneider und seine Werkstatt, mit einem Katalog der allgemein als Arbeiten Riemenschneiders und seiner Werkstatt akzeptierten Werke. Königstein im Taunus, 2001: 128, repro.

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