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AMBERGER, Christoph (1490 - 1562), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AMBERGER, Christoph (1490 - 1562), Painter, draughtsman

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German, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1490, or, according to some sources, between 1500 and 1510; died 1562 or 1563, in Augsburg.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits. Murals.

Augsburg School.

[not available online]Christoph Amberger's birth place is given by various sources as Nuremberg (according to Doppelmayr), Amberg (according to Nagler), and Ulm (according to Weyermann). Some authors claim that he studied under his father

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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