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Boerlin, Paul H.

Leonhard Thurneysser als Auftraggeber. Kunst im Dienste der Selbstdarstellung zwischen Humanismus und Barock.

Basel, Birkhäuser 1976.

Reference: 600
Price: £20 [convert currency]

Full Description

4to. 230pp, incl 202 ills. Publisher’s pictorial boards.

A study of Thurneysser (1531-96), the Basel-born medical practitioner, alchemist, printer and patron of the arts. It also publishes all the surviving graphic work of Christoph Murer, the late sixteenth century Zürich artist who commemorated highlights of Thurneysser’s career in two splendid surviving stained glass windows.