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The 23 Artworks of Martin Schongauer and of media Engraving

Martin Schongauer - The Second Wise VirginThe Second Wise VirginMartin Schongauer

This view of London shows Westminster from the Lambeth shore. From left to right can be seen Westminster Abbey, with one of the towers designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor under scaffolding, Westminster Hall, and the Tower of St Margaret's Church which is flying the Royal Standard. Further to the right th...

Szépmûvészeti Múzeum (Budapest, Hungary)
Martin Schongauer - The Fourth Wise VirginThe Fourth Wise VirginMartin Schongauer

In this portrait of Clement VII, the illegitimate son of Lorenzo il Magnifico's brother and patron of both Michelangelo and Sebastiano, greater attention is given to the figure and less to the space around him. In Sebastiano's portrait, the not altogether handsome Medici pope is rendered dignified a...

Szépmûvészeti Múzeum (Budapest, Hungary)
Martin Schongauer - The First Foolish VirginThe First Foolish VirginMartin Schongauer

Scene 33 of the cycle on the life of St Benedict depicts as Benedict gives posthumous absolution to two nuns, fleeing from their graves during Mass, whom he had threatened with excommunication.One notable scene of the cycle is devoted to the story of two haughty and talkative nuns whom Benedict had ...

Szépmûvészeti Múzeum (Budapest, Hungary)
Martin Schongauer - The Fifth Wise VirginThe Fifth Wise VirginMartin Schongauer

Christ being baptised in the river Jordan by St John the Baptist. The Holy Ghost appears in the form of a radiant dove. For this painting Van Scorel drew on elements from works by Raphael and other Italian Renaissance artists. He had travelled in Italy.The picture is a superior example of the assimi...

Szépmûvészeti Múzeum (Budapest, Hungary)
Martin Schongauer - The Fifth Foolish VirginThe Fifth Foolish VirginMartin Schongauer

Scene 30 of the cycle on the life of St Benedict depicts Benedict foretelling the destruction of Montecassino.In some of his scenes (e.g. in Scene 30) Sodoma illustrates successive phases of a single event. That this technique might be used to depict moment-by-moment developments within a particular...

Szépmûvészeti Múzeum (Budapest, Hungary)