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KERN, Leonhard (1588 - 1662), Sculptor (ivory/boxwood)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KERN, Leonhard (1588 - 1662), Sculptor (ivory/boxwood)

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German, 17th century, male.

Born 22 November 1588, probably in Forchtenberg; died 4 April 1662, in Schwäbisch Hall.

Sculptor (ivory/boxwood).

[not available online]Kern, who is mentioned by the encyclopedist Ris-Paquot, was in Italy from 1609 to 1644, working in Naples and Rome. Subsequently he carried out important commissions in Oberburg and Forchtenberg, Nuremberg, Heidelberg and especially in Schwäbisch Hall, where he settled in 1620 not far from

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