On the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's 95 Theses, this opulent book presents a colorful introduction to Renaissance art and history. aturing more than a hundred outstanding paintings, drawings, ￼prints, sculptures, and treasures of the Age of the Reformation, ￼this publication comprises masterpieces by Albrecht Dürer, ￼Lucas Cranach the Elder and Lucas Cranach the Younger, Hans ￼Holbein the Elder and Hans Holbein the Younger, Matthias ￼Grünewald, and Tilman Riemenschneider, among others. By ￼placing these works in their historical context, this beautifully ￼illustrated book uses art as a prism through which to consider ￼the religious, social and political upheavals of the time. The ￼volume includes insightful texts that discuss pivotal subjects ￼such as traditional imagery and devotion, Reformation and ￼polemics, court life and culture, humanism and reality, as well ￼as portraiture and representation. Biographies of the artists, ￼an extensive bibliography and a glossary of central terms ￼concerning the German Reformation make this a comprehensive ￼study of a fascinating period in European art history.