|Translated title||Grotesque Baroque. Exhibition of Lower Austria 1975|
Gerhard Winkler, Rupert Feuchtmüller.
Altenburg, Austria, 1975. 240 pp., illustrations: 30 col., 33 b&w, 19.5 × 20 cm. German.
Stift Altenburg (17 May–26 October 1975)
The origins, uses and meanings of grotesque imagery in Baroque art (graphics, painting, scultpure), music, theater and literature. 17 essays, including several pertaining to illness, death, burial and mourning. Catalog listing in 26 sections, with one Jewish exhibit related to Burial (cat. no. 448, from Johann Bodenschatz’s Kirchliche Verfassung der heutigen Juden, 1749). Detailed descriptive entries. 560 items.