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HIRSCHVOGEL, Augustin (1503 - 1553), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HIRSCHVOGEL, Augustin (1503 - 1553), Painter, engraver

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German, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1503, in Nuremberg; died 1553, in Vienna.

Painter (enamel), engraver (copper/etching). Figures, scenes with figures, landscapes, architectural views.

[not available online]Augustin Hirschvogel received his earliest teaching from his father Veit Hirschvogel the Elder, a glass painter. As well as glass painting, Augustin studied painting on enamel, wood engraving, pottery, letters and the sciences. He spent some time in Vienna. His landscape

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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