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ERWIN DE STEINBACH (1244 - 1318), Sculptor, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ERWIN DE STEINBACH (1244 - 1318), Sculptor, architect

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German, 13th – 14th century, male.

Born 1244, in Steinbach; died 1318, in Strasbourg.

Sculptor, architect.

In about 1275, De Steinbach was commissioned to design and direct work on the interior of Strasbourg Cathedral. His two sons, Jan and Winhing, who specialised in architecture rather than sculpture, continued this work after his death. All three of them were buried in Strasbourg Cathedral.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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