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Germany

David Jenkinson, Günther Binding, Doris Kutschbach, Ulrich Knapp, Howard Caygill, Achim Preiss, Helmut Börsch-Supan, Thomas Kliemann, April Eisman, Klaus Niehr, Jeffrey Chipps Smith, Ulrich Leben, Heidrun Zinnkann, Angelika Steinmetz, Walter Spiegl, G. Reinheckel, Hannelore Müller, Gerhard Bott, Peter Hornsby, Anna Beatriz Chadour, Erika Speel, A. Kenneth Snowman, Brigitte Dinger, Annamaria Giusti, Harald Olbrich, Christian Herchenröder, David Alan Robertson, Dominic R. Stone, Eduard Isphording and Heinrich Dilly

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Country in northern Europe. It extends from the Baltic Sea and the North German Plain to Lake Constance and the Bavarian Alps and Plateau, and from the North Sea and the French border to the Oder and Neisse rivers and the mountainous eastern regions of the Erzgebirge and the Fichtelgebirge. Bordered by Denmark, Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands, its territory covers 357,000 sq. km of varied landscape and

Keywords: Introduction; Architecture; Painting and graphic arts; Sculpture; Interior decoration; Furniture; Ceramics; Glass; Metalwork; Objects of vertu; Textiles; Patronage; Collecting and dealing; Museums; Art education; Art libraries and photographic collections; Historiography

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Subjects: Art

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