To supplement the article in the May 2007 issue of American Artist, we present more of German painter Adam Elsheimer's rich oils, which combined the Northern representational tradition with the rich color and light of Venetian painting to make a unique kind of narrative painting.
|The Finding and Exaltation of the True Cross ('The Frankfurt Tabernacle', or True Cross Alterpiece), oil. Collection Städel and Städelscher Museums-Verein, Frankfurt, Germany.||Saint Elizabeth Tending the Sick
oil on copper, 10 1/9 x 7 1/9. Collection Welcome Institute of for the History of Medicine, London, England.
oil on copper, 8 1/3 x 6 1/3. Collection Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum, Brunswick, Germany.
|Saint Lawrence Prepared for Martyrdom
oil on copper, 10 1/2 x 8 1/10. Collection The National Gallery, London, England.
|Mercury and Horse
oil on copper, 10 2/3 x 15 1/3. Collection Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth House Trust.
oil on copper, 11 9/10 x 16 1/2. Collection National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.
|Tobias and the Angel ('the small Tobias'), oil. Collection Horistoriches Museum, Frankfurt, Germany.||Jupiter and Mercury in the House of Philemon and Baucis, oil. Collection Staatliche Kunstsammuligen, Gemäldegalerie, Dresden, Germany.||The Flight Into Egypt
oil. Collection Bayerische Staatsgemälde-sammlugen, Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany.
To read the feature article on Elsheimer, check out the May 2007 issue of American Artist today!