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ASAM, Egid Quirin (1692 - 1750), Sculptor, stucco artist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ASAM, Egid Quirin (1692 - 1750), Sculptor, stucco artist, engraver

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 1 September 1692, in Tegernsee; died 29 April 1750, in Mannheim.

Sculptor, stucco artist, engraver.

Brother of Cosmas Asam. After serving his apprenticeship with Anton Faistenberger in Munich, he spent some time in Rome where he came under the influence of Bernini, and where he made a special study of the work of Pietro da Cortona and Domenico Zampierir. He

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