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SEISENEGGER, Jakob (1505 - 1567), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SEISENEGGER, Jakob (1505 - 1567), Painter

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Austrian, 16th century, male.

Born 1505, in Linz; died 1567, in Linz.

Painter. Portraits.

In 1531 Jakob Seisenegger was appointed Court Painter to Ferdinand of Austria, who was later to become emperor, and he painted a portrait of Charles V. He painted in an eclectic style that answered to the pan-European ethos of the court he worked for.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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