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ALBRECHT VON BRANDENBURG: KURFURST, ERZKANZLER, KARDINAL, 1490-1545 -- ZUM 500. GEBURTSTAG EINES DEUTSCHEN RENAISSANCEFURSTEN (Albrecht of Brandenburg: Elector, High Chancellor, Cardinal, 1490-1545 -- On the 500th Anniversary of the Birth of a German Renaissance Prince). Horst Reber et al. Landesmuseum, Mainz am Rhein, 1990. Published by Verlag Philipp von Zabern, Mainz am Rhein. 252 pp. with 275 ills. (99 col.). 24 x 22 cm. ISBN 3805311788 In German.
This chiefly historical study includes five essays examining the powerful and politically ambitious ruler's career, his pivotal reactionary role in the Reformation, his involvement with Humanism, and his importance as a patron of the arts. Provides extensive commentaries on and fine reproductions of 120 works of the period, ranging from historical portraits, prints and documents to liturgical objects and illuminated manuscripts.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Germany — 1400-1600
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 053635
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