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LERCH, Nicolas (<i>died</i> 1473), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LERCH, Nicolas (died 1473), Sculptor

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Dutch, 15th century, male.

Born to a family originally from the Netherlands; died c. 1473 or 1493, in Wiener Neustadt (Austria).


Lerch lived in Strasbourg from 1462 to 1467, becoming a citizen in 1464. During his stay there he worked for the tabletier (maker of specialist inlaid pieces of furniture such as chess tables) Symon Haider. Lerch was known especially for busts, which are characterized by their exceptional

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