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TILMAN RIEMENSCHNEIDER, 1460 HEILIGENSTADT – 1531 WÜRZBURG, WORKSHOP OF SAINT JOHN Height: 115 cm. Provenance: According to the tradition of the sellers, the present figure was acquired in 1932 from a farmer in Seinsheim in Lower Franconia, not far from Würzburg. Galerie Dr Phil Hans Rudolph, Hamburg, acquired from the above. Dr Caspers, Hamburg, acquired from the above in the 1950s. Literature: Old Master Paintings and Sculpture, Sotheby´s, New York, 31 January 2013, lot 342, pp. 298-301. cf. Justus Bier, Tilmann Riemenschneider. Die Frühen Werke, Würzburg 1925. cf. Justus Bier, The Sculptures of Tilmann Riemenschneider, The North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh 1962. cf. Justus Bier, Tilmann Riemenschneider. Die späten Werke in Holz, Vienna 1978, no. 31. cf. Justus Bier, Tilmann Riemenschneider. His Life and Work, Kentucky 1982. cf. Julien Chapuis (ed.), Tilman Riemenschneider. Master Sculptor of the Late Middle Ages, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC/ The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Washington and New Haven 1999, cat. no. 43. cf. Julien Chapuis (ed.), Tilman Riemenschneider c. 1460-1531, Studies in the History of Art 65, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, Symposium Papers XLII, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., New Haven and London 2004. cf. Tilman Riemenschneider- Werke seiner Blütezeit (exhibition catalogue), Mainfränkisches Museum Würzburg, 24 March - 13 June 2004, no. 1, p. 341-343, no. 71, p. 342, ill. 106, 296, 297. € 140.000 - € 180.000 Sistrix INFO | BID zum Größenvergleich 20 HAMPEL ONLINE Visit for around 6,500 additional images.