Hans Daucher:
Replica "Cherub of the Fugger Chapel" (around 1530), cast stone


Hans Daucher:
Replica "Cherub of the Fugger Chapel" (around 1530), cast stone


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Ars mundi exclusive edition | Museum replica | Cast stone | Patinated | Format 28 x 27 x 16 cm (W/H/D) | Weight 11 kg


Hans Daucher: Replica "Cherub of the Fugger Chapel" (around 1530), cast stone

Jakob Fugger founded in 1509 also the Fugger Chapel, designed by Albrecht Dürer within St.-Anna-Church in Augsburg: It is the first building north of the Alps, penetrated by the spirit of Humanism. The burial place of brothers Fugger, built by 1512, magnificently decorated during the following years and consecrated in 1518 was the brilliant prelude of Renaissance in Germany and one of its highlights. Besides Albrecht Dürer, some of the most significant German Renaissance artists worked on it. Unique and charming are the cherubs adorning the balustrades of the Fugger Chapel, "watching" the Fugger's tomb.

For the 500th jubilee of the Fugger Chapel in St. Anna, we, at ars mundi, in cooperation with House Fugger, offer exclusively and for the first time the famous cherubs as authentic, slightly reduced museum replicas! Each exemplar is carefully hand-cast in polymer cast stone and patinated in antique finish.

Cherub of the Fugger Chapel II, around 1530; Format 28 x 27 x 16 cm (W/H/D), weight 11 kg.

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(Rebirth). Designation of art from about 1350 until the 16th century.

A state of mind that developed in Florence in the late 14th century that was retrospectively classified as rebirth of the classical ideals of Greek and Roman antiquity. During the 15th and 16th centuries, the Renaissance spread first over Italy and then all over Western Europe and determined the entire artistic creation. Such brilliant artists as Donatello, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Dürer, Holbein, Cranach and Fouquet created their immortal works by following the humanistic premises and putting a human being in the center of all thinking.

Renaissance experienced its heyday in literature through dramatic works and poems of William Shakespeare.

At the end of the 16th century, Renaissance had to make way to the luxury of baroque before its ideas had their rebirth in the classicism of the 18th century.

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