Krakow

The Master and Catherine

Open 09:00 - 16:00. Sat 10:00 - 18:00, Sun 10:00 - 16:00, Closed Mon.       ul. Kanonicza 17
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Hans Suess von Kulmbach was one of the most outstanding artists working in Albrecht Dürer's circle – a renowned painter, printmaker, illuminator and stained glass window designer. The principal subject of this exhibition, the cycle of Saint Catherine of Alexandria designed between the years 1514–1515 for St. Mary’s Church which he created under the influence of both Italian and South German art. The master’s works preserved in Krakow are scattered, and rarely exhibited, and, thus, they have become all but forgotten. The exhibition's highlight is a drawing for the panel Martyrdom of Philosophers from the cycle of Catherine of Alexandria from the Louvre collection, and a precious Polonicum: The Martyrdom of St. Stanislaus – the projection of a panel in the shape of a tondo for a stained glass window from the Kunsthalle in Bremen. This is the first, and possibly unique, opportunity to admire these works of art in Poland.

Date

Venue

Open 09:00 - 16:00. Sat 10:00 - 18:00, Sun 10:00 - 16:00, Closed Mon. Sep 27 2018 - Jan 27 2019
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Price/Additional Info

Admission 10/5zł, family ticket 20zł, kids 7-16 and students under 26 (with valid ID) 1zł, kids under 7 free; Sun free.

Website

www.mnk.pl www.facebook.com/muzeum.narodowe.krakow
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