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PACHER, Michael (1435 - 1498), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PACHER, Michael (1435 - 1498), Painter, sculptor

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Austrian, 15th century, male.

Born c. 1435, in Neustift; died 1498, possibly in Salzburg.

Painter, sculptor.

Tyrolean School.

Beyond question the most exceptional Tyrolean artist of the 15th century, Michael Pacher is remembered principally for his sculpted and painted altarpieces. In 1471, he was commissioned to provide an altarpiece for the church in Gries to celebrate the Coronation of the Virgin; only the carved

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