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PARLER, Peter (1330 - 1399), Architect, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PARLER, Peter (1330 - 1399), Architect, sculptor

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Bohemian School, 14th century, male.

Born 1330, in Gmünd; died 1399, in Prague.

Architect, sculptor.

Bohemian School.

The son of Heinrich Parler the Elder, Peter Parler was called in 1352 by Charles IV to Prague to replace Matthieu d'Arras, as chief architect of St Guy's cathedral. Parler sculpted six royal tombs for this cathedral and several busts that were placed in the triforium. The entire

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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