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HUBER, Wolf (1490 - 1553), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HUBER, Wolf (1490 - 1553), Painter, engraver

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German, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1490, in Feldkirch; died June 1553, in Passau.

Painter, engraver (wood). Portraits, landscapes.

Danube School.

[not available online]Wolf Huber was long thought to have been taught by Altdorfer. He engraved religious, mythological and genre subjects. He was one of the greatest of the German primitives, but little is known of him. In 1509 he was in Passau, where he

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