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FRUEAUF, Rueland, the Elder (1440 - 1507), Painter, fresco artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FRUEAUF, Rueland, the Elder (1440 - 1507), Painter, fresco artist

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Austrian, 15th century, male.

Born c. 1440; died 1507, in Passau (Bavaria).

Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects, portraits.

Salzburg School.

At the beginning of his career, Rueland Frueauf the Elder executed a considerable number of paintings in Salzburg, particularly for the Benedictine monks of the town. He appears to have been an assistant to Konrad Laib. He became a burgher of Salzburg in 1478 and

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