MEIT, Conrad
(b. ca. 1480, Worms, d. 1550, Antwerpen)


Painted marble, height 30 cm
Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich

In his small boxwoods carvings and in the figure of Judith, Meit shows himself as one of the most successful Renaissance-minded Northern carvers of his day.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 17 minutes):
Alessandro Scarlatti: La Giuditta, oratorio, Part I (excerpts)