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FEICHTMAYR, Joseph Anton (1696 - 1770), Sculptor, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FEICHTMAYR, Joseph Anton (1696 - 1770), Sculptor, draughtsman

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 1696, in Linz, near Pfullendorf; died 2 January 1770, in Mimmenhausen.

Sculptor, draughtsman.

Joseph Feichtmayr studied in Schongau and Salmansweiler, before working for the churches in Weingarten, St Gall and Salmansweiler. He also spent time in Solothurn and Einsiedeln.

Feichtmayr's most important works were his sculptures on the east façade of the cathedral of St Gall, as well as the seats

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