Virtual Tour of Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Altar of Crowning of the Virgin Mary

Altar of Crowning of Virgin Mary in St. Jakob's Church

The altar, shown in the photo above, is believed to have been carved around 1520 by someone from the Tilman Riemenschneider school. It is located in the north aisle of St. Jakob's Church in Rothenburg ob der Tauber. The altar was restored in 2000/2001.

Closeup of the top of the altar

Closeup of the center of the altar

On the left side panel is a carving of the Virgin Mary holding the child Jesus, and on the right side is the figure of St. Anne. In the center panel is a depiction of the Coronation of the Virgin Mary.

Closeup of the center of the above panel

This work of art was originally displayed in the Holy Spirit Hospital. It depicts the crowning of Mary in the center panel, as shown in the photo immediately above.

The predella (bottom panel) of the Altar depicts the death of Mary

Burgtor and Garden

Tilman Riemanschneider's Altar of the Holy Blood



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