Matthias Buchinger (1674-1740) and his abilities in 13 vignettes

Matthias Buchinger (1674-1740) and his abilities in 13 vignettes

Matthias Buchinger: "The Greatest German Living" - Siglio Press

Matthias Buchinger: "The Greatest German Living" - Siglio Press

Matthias Buchinger: "The Greatest German Living" - Siglio Press

Matthias Buchinger: "The Greatest German Living" - Siglio Press

Matthias Buchinger: "The Greatest German Living" - Siglio Press

Matthias Buchinger: "The Greatest German Living" - Siglio Press

Matthias Buchinger: "The Greatest German Living" - Siglio Press

Matthias Buchinger: "The Greatest German Living" - Siglio Press

I Can’t Stop Thinking About This Drawing by a Man with No Hands or Feet | Vulture

I Can’t Stop Thinking About This Drawing by a Man with No Hands or Feet | Vulture

This installation of drawings, prints, and related ephemera by the German artist and performer Matthias Buchinger (1674–ca. 1736) explores for the first time the oeuvre of the so-called Little Man of Nuremberg.

This installation of drawings, prints, and related ephemera by the German artist and performer Matthias Buchinger (1674–ca. 1736) explores for the first time the oeuvre of the so-called Little Man of Nuremberg.

Jerry Saltz on the infinitely intricate art of Matthias Buchinger.

Jerry Saltz on the infinitely intricate art of Matthias Buchinger.

Intricate art of Matthias Buchinger.  Buchinger was born in Germany in 1674 without hands or legs and, with the help of brushes and tools attached to his stumps, became, in addition to a world-class illusionist and magician, among the greatest calligraphers of his time and a master of the art of micrography (drawing with words).

Intricate art of Matthias Buchinger. Buchinger was born in Germany in 1674 without hands or legs and, with the help of brushes and tools attached to his stumps, became, in addition to a world-class illusionist and magician, among the greatest calligraphers of his time and a master of the art of micrography (drawing with words).

Matthias Buchinger's drawings from the Collection of Ricky Jay on view at The Met

Matthias Buchinger's drawings from the Collection of Ricky Jay on view at The Met

Matthias Buchinger: "The Greatest German Living" - Siglio Press

Matthias Buchinger: "The Greatest German Living" - Siglio Press

Wordplay: Matthias Buchinger's Inventive Drawings from the Collection of Ricky Jay

Wordplay: Matthias Buchinger's Inventive Drawings from the Collection of Ricky Jay

Little Man Of Nuremberg: Wonder In The Age Of Matthias Buchinger

Little Man Of Nuremberg: Wonder In The Age Of Matthias Buchinger

Ricky Jay and the Magic of Matthias Buchinger - The New Yorker

An Artist Without Hands and Feet

Ricky Jay and the Magic of Matthias Buchinger - The New Yorker

Ricky Jay and the Magic of Matthias Buchinger - The New Yorker

An Artist Without Hands and Feet

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