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Fritz Eichenberg : Works of Mercy - Robert Ellsberg

Fritz Eichenberg

Works of Mercy

By: Robert Ellsberg (Editor)

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Published: 31st August 2004
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This stunning volume offers an unmatched collection of the woodcuts and skethches of Fritz Eichenberg, one of the world's master wood engravers, who died in 1991 at the age of 90. Well-known as an illustrator of literary classics, including Dostoevsky, Swift, and Bronte, Eichenberg achieved a different kind of fame through 40 years of contributions to The Catholic Worker newspaper. Nearly 100 selections here included his best-known 'Christ of the Breadline' along with portraits of saints and rebels, biblical scenes, and works of social commentary. Also included are writings by Dorothy Day, Thomas Merton, and Eichenberg himself.

Prefacep. 11
Fritz Eichenberg: Artist of the Peaceable Kingdomp. 13
Scenes from the Old Testamentp. 26
The First Seven Daysp. 26
And Their Eyes Were Openedp. 27
And in Her Mouth Was an Olive Leafp. 28
The Lamentations of Jeremiahp. 29
The Book of Jobp. 30
The Story of Jonahp. 31
Scenes from the Life of Christp. 32
Annunciationp. 32
Room for Christp. 33
Epiphanyp. 36
Christmasp. 37
Joseph the Carpenterp. 38
Flight to Egyptp. 39
Jesus and the Leperp. 40
The Lightp. 41
The Ninth Hourp. 42
The Last Supperp. 43
Sentencingp. 44
Ecce Homop. 45
On to Golgothap. 46
The Mobp. 47
King of the Jewsp. 48
Casting the Dicep. 49
Black Crucifixionp. 50
Pietap. 51
Doubting Thomasp. 52
Revealing the Inner Light: An Interview with Fritz Eichenbergp. 53
Where Do We Go?p. 65
Saints and Witnessesp. 66
St. Francis, Sermon to the Birdsp. 66
St. Benedictp. 67
Blessed Martin de Porresp. 68
St. John of the Crossp. 69
St. Joan of Arcp. 70
St. Francis, Receiving the Stigmatap. 71
Count Leo Tolstoyp. 72
Erasmus, The Complaint of Peacep. 73
Martin Buberp. 74
Mohandas Gandhi, Great Soulp. 75
Peter Maurinp. 76
from Homage to Dorothy Dayp. 77
Scenes from the Catholic Workerp. 78
Homage to Dorothy Dayp. 78
Christ of the Breadlinesp. 78
Holy Family, Farmworkersp. 83
Catholic Worker Familyp. 84
The Lord's Supperp. 85
The Labor Crossp. 86
Christ of the Homelessp. 87
Prints from The Long Lonelinessp. 89
Homage to Peter Maurinp. 90
Scenes of War and Peacep. 91
The Dove and the Hawkp. 91
Art and Faithp. 92
Stalemate from Dance of Deathp. 93
Crucifixion from Dance of Deathp. 95
Total Disarmament from Fables with a Twistp. 97
Art as Witnessp. 98
The Peaceable Kingdom (1950)p. 99
St. Francis (1979)p. 101
The Peaceable Kingdom (1978)p. 103
Peaceable Kingdom (1955)p. 105
Nightwatchp. 107
Servant of Allp. 108
The Dream of Reasonp. 109
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ISBN: 9781570755521
ISBN-10: 1570755523
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 31st August 2004
Publisher: Orbis Books (USA)
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 21.5  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.43