Matthewbuchinger. Маттиас Buchinger  родился без рук и ног: Его руки закончилось около локтей и его нижние конечности были усечен в верхней части бедер. Повышен в свое время (1674-1739) как "величайший немецкой жизни" и "Маленький человек из Нюрнберга", он имел торс взрослого человека, но стоял всего 29 дюймов в высоту.

an amazing man, fantastic magician, working without hands, prolific parent and lover, his name was used in a slang phrase

Matthias Buchinger, the famous artist and performer born without legs or arms, had four wives and at least 70 girlfriends

Matthias Buchinger, the famous artist and performer born without legs or arms, had four wives and at least 70 girlfriends

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

In Wordplay: Matthias Buchinger’s Drawings from the Collection of Ricky Jay, opening today at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, there’s a 1724 engraved self-portrait that the “Little Man of Nuremberg…

Jerry Saltz on the infinitely intricate art of Matthias Buchinger.

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

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

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

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 explores for the first time the oeuvre of the so-called Little Man of Nuremberg.

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

Ten Commandments, London, December 3, 1730, by Matthias Buchinger. Photo: Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ten Commandments, London, December by Matthias Buchinger. Photo: Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Detail from a self-portrait by Matthias Buchinger, 1724; his hair consists of Psalms and the Lord’s Prayer Miniature is one of the refuges of greatness. Gaston Bachelard      Stipple engraving of Matthias Buchinger self-portrait (detail), London, 1724

Detail from a self-portrait by Matthias Buchinger, his hair consists of Psalms and the Lord’s Prayer Miniature is one of the refuges of greatness. Gaston Bachelard Stipple engraving of Matthias Buchinger self-portrait (detail), London, 1724

Matthias Buchinger: The Greatest German Livingнемецким художником и исполнитель Matthias Buchinger (1674-1739) исследует впервые Творчество так называемого Little Man Нюрнберга. Стоя только двадцать девять дюймов в высоту, и родился без рук или ног, Buchinger отмечали в свое время как рисовальщик и каллиграфом, а также фокусник и музыканта. Он хвастался клиентуру, которая включала дворяне, короли, императоры, наряду с представителями общественности, которые посетили его в гостиницах и…

Matthias Buchinger: The Greatest German Living

Matthias Buchinger: The Greatest German Living by Ricky Jay

Desenhos de Matthias Buchinger da coleção de Ricky Jay expostos no Met  Cerca de 15 desenhos do artista alemão do século 18 Matthias Buchinger (1674-1739), que nasceu sem mãos e pés, serão apresentados em testemunho no Metropolitan Museum em 8 de janeiro de 2016.  Apesar de suas limitações físicas, Buchinger foi comemorado em seu próprio tempo como desenhista e calígrafo, assim como um mágico e músico, e panfletos poéticos foram escritos na Europa e na Grã-Bretanha sobre seus muitos talentos…

Desenhos de Matthias Buchinger da coleção de Ricky Jay expostos no Met Cerca de 15 desenhos do artista alemão do século 18 Matthias Buchinger (1674-1739), que nasceu sem mãos e pés, serão apresentados em testemunho no Metropolitan Museum em 8 de janeiro de 2016. Apesar de suas limitações físicas, Buchinger foi comemorado em seu próprio tempo como desenhista e calígrafo, assim como um mágico e músico, e panfletos poéticos foram escritos na Europa e na Grã-Bretanha sobre seus muitos talentos…

Ten Commandments and Selections from the Gospel of John by Matthias Buchinger, 1717. Collection of Ricky Jay. Image courtesy the Metropolitan Museum of Art. (M. Burchinger was a master of the art of micrography - drawings composed of lines of text so miniscule they were all but unreadable to the naked eye...this is a great intro article!

Peter Schjeldahl on “Wordplay: Matthias Buchinger’s Drawings from the Collection of Ricky Jay,” at the Met.

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

An arts book recommendation: Matthias Buchinger: The Greatest German Living: By Ricky Jay Whose Peregrinations in Search of the Little Man of Nuremberg are Herein Revealed by Ricky Jay

Teller reviews Ricky Jay’s life of Matthias Buchinger (1674-1739), an extraordinary 29-inch-tall magician.

Ricky Jay’s ‘Matthias Buchinger’

Little Man of Nuremberg: Wonder in the Age of Matthias Buchinger

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