Berthold Kress

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Berthold Kress
Warburg Institute
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Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Digital resources, Digitisation, Early Modern, History of art, History of the book, Manuscript studies
Summary of research interests and expertise:
- German art of the Reformation period
- Early book illustrations, especially Bible illustrations
- Christian Iconography, especially the Book of Daniel
Spoken Written
German Fluent Fluent
Italian Intermediate Intermediate
Latin Fluent Fluent
French Intermediate Intermediate
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01-Jan-2013 Passeri, Rubens, and Reynolds - A neglected source for the Antwerp Descent from the Cross, in: Source


01-Jan-2013 Divine Diagrams. The drawings of Paul Lautensack (1477/78-1558). Leiden: Paul Brill


01-Jan-2010 A relief by Peter Dell (1548) after a drawing by Paul Lautensack, and the origins of the term 'Gnadenstuhl', in: Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 73 (2010), pp. 182-194


01-Jan-2010 From Elementary School to Divine Revelation. The Alphabets of Paul Lautensack, in: Teaching Writing, Learning to Write: Proceedings of the XVIth Colloquium of the Comité International de Paléographie Latine, ed. P. R. Robinson, London 2010, pp. 313-326

Conference papers

01-Jan-2008 Early medieval sources for late Gothic miniatures? : the illuminations on the Book of Daniel in the Duke of Alba's Bible, in: Codices Manuscripti 64 (2008), pp. 13-32


01-Jan-2006 An illuminated paper manuscript of the 'Concordantiae caritatis' reconstructed, in: Scriptorium 60 (2006), pp. 96-106


01-Jan-2004 MS Marlay 9 in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, in: Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society 13 (2004), pp. 44-104


01-Jan-2004 Noah, Daniel and Job : the three righteous men of Ezekiel 14.14 in medieval art, in: Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 67 (2004), pp. 259-267


Research Projects & Supervisions

Research projects:

Catalogue of New-Testament illustrations from 16th-century Germany

The Book of Daniel in Medieval Culture

Consultancy & Media
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