Nazarene

Specifically refers to the work of the "Lukasbrüder:" a group founded in Vienna, 1809, by Friedrich Overbeck, later derisively called "Nazarenes." The style is antiacademic and emulates techniques of the late Medieval and early Renaissance period, particularly Dürer and Perugino, and places an emphasis on Christian values and morality in art over technical virtuosity.

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Specifically refers to the work of the "Lukasbrüder:" a group founded in Vienna, 1809, by Friedrich Overbeck, later derisively called "Nazarenes." The style is antiacademic and emulates techniques of the late Medieval and early Renaissance period, particularly Dürer and Perugino, and places an emphasis on Christian values and morality in art over technical virtuosity.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300265658. The J. Paul Getty Trust.