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RING, Ludger Tom, the Elder (1496 - 1547), Painter, draughtsman, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RING, Ludger Tom, the Elder (1496 - 1547), Painter, draughtsman, sculptor

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German, 16th century, male.

Born 1496, in Münster; died 1547.

Painter, draughtsman, sculptor (wood). Historical subjects.

Ludger Tom Ring the Elder is a representative of the earliest school of German painting. Examples of his work include a Christ and the Virgin Interceding to Save the World dating from 1538. His portraiture is credited with having been psychologically perceptive, possibly due to the influence of the Flemish

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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