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Anton Pilgram

Overview page. Subjects: Renaissance Art — Architecture.

(c.1450–1515),

Moravian sculptor and architect, probably born in Brno, where he worked from 1502 to 1508. He moved to Heilbronn and then in 1512 to Vienna. At Heilbronn he designed...

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Antonis van Obberghen

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(1543–1611).

Flemish architect who worked at the Royal Palace of Kronborg, Helsingør, Denmark (1577–86), and designed the Arsenal in Danzig (now Gdańsk, Poland), one of the great...

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Arnold von Westfalen

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(c. 1425–80).

German architect. As Oberlandbaumeister he directed building-works in numerous Electoral properties in Saxony. His major works were the Albrechtsburg (1471–1525—one...

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Burkhard Engelberg

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(c. 1450–1512).

German architect. He completed the choir of the Kilianskirche (Church of St Kilian), Heilbronn, in 1480, and was consultant architect at Ulm Minster in 1492–4,...

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Coberger Wenceslas

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(c. 1560–1634).

Flemish architect, painter, antiquarian, engineer, etc. After a successful career as a painter in Italy, he was...

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Easter sepulchre

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The ritual ‘burial’ of Christ was a most solemn observance in medieval times, and required a ‘tomb’. At the end of the liturgies of Good Friday (including the strange Creeping to and...

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Franciscus Aguilonius

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(1567–1617). Flemish architect of Spanish descent. He designed the Jesuit Church in Antwerp (St Carolus Borromeus), begun 1615, which owed something to Il Gesù in Rome. The building was...

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Heidenreich

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Important German architects. Erhard Heidenreich (d. 1524) worked at Regensburg Cathedral under Roriczer, whom he succeeded as architect in 1514 after the latter's execution. He probably...

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Jan van Ruysbroeck

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(c. 1396–1486).

Flemish architect of the spire (c. 1449–55) of Brussels Town Hall, one of the most elegant creations of late-medieval Gothic secular European architecture. Other...

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Johann Hültz

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(c. 1390–1449).

Architect of the north tower of Strasbourg Cathedral after the death of Ulrich von Ensingen (1419). Hültz designed the tracery spire and spiral staircase rising...

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