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FLÖTNER, Peter (1485 - 1546), Sculptor, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FLÖTNER, Peter (1485 - 1546), Sculptor, engraver

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German, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1485; died 23 October 1546, in Nuremberg.

Sculptor, engraver (wood).

[not available online]Flötner's woodcuts are of ornamental subjects and genre scenes. Some work attributed to him may be by the sculptor Hermann Fischer. He was also a goldsmith and architect. After a visit to Italy between 1505 and 1510, he eventually came to settle in Nuremberg in 1522. His decorative work includes

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