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FRANCK, Hans Ulrich (1590 - 1675), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FRANCK, Hans Ulrich (1590 - 1675), Painter, engraver

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German, 17th century, male.

Born between 1590 and 1595 or 1603, in Kaufbeuren; died 1675 or 1680, in Augsburg.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects.

[not available online]Hans Ulrich Franck was the father of Franz Friedrich. He settled in Augsburg in 1637. He is mainly known for his engravings of scenes of the Thirty Years War portraying massacres, pillages, rapes and other atrocities.

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