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BALDUNG GRIEN (1484 - 1545), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BALDUNG GRIEN (1484 - 1545), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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German, 16th century, male.

Born 1484 or 1485, in Gmund (Swabia); died September 1545, in Strasbourg.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Strasbourg School.

[not available online] [not available online]Baldung Grien came from Alsace of a family of some social importance. His father held a position in the bishopric of Strasbourg, one of his uncles was the doctor of

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