Matias Gruenwald And The Crucifixion

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Matias Gruenwald was born in 1470. He was a German Renaissance painter and decided to ignore Renaissance classicism during the sixteenth century. So, this means most of Gruenwald’s artworks were not influenced by Renaissance classicism. Also, his artworks display an expressive intensity of the late medieval period instead of Italian Renaissance like other artists did in that time. So, all of Gruenwald’s artworks seem to be more “modern” than others. For the main ideas of his artworks, they have a religious theme and contain some kind of graphic scenes that tell the audience about the “Crucifixion.” And one of these artworks is the Isenheim Altarpiece, which was painted for the monks of the Monastery of Saint Anthony during 1515. This painting

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