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MEIT, Conrad (<i>died</i> 1551), Sculptor, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MEIT, Conrad (died 1551), Sculptor, engraver

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German, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1480s, in Worms; died c. 1551, probably in Antwerp.

Sculptor, engraver.

Antwerp School.

Conrad Meit is mentioned for the first time around 1511 in Wittemberg, where he worked for Prince Elector Frederick the Wise of Saxony in Cranach's workshop. He was married in the Netherlands in 1514. In 1518 he made a number of statuettes for Margaret of Austria.

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