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STIMMER, Tobias (1539 - 1584), Painter, draughtsman, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
STIMMER, Tobias (1539 - 1584), Painter, draughtsman, engraver, illustrator

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Swiss, 16th century, male.

Born 17 April 1539, in Schaffhausen; died 4 January 1584, in Strasbourg.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver (wood), illustrator. Historical subjects, religious subjects, genre scenes, portraits, animals. Designs for stained glass, murals, armorials.

Strasbourg School.

[not available online]Tobias Stimmer is the most famous of the Swiss painters who worked in the wake of Holbein. He is thought to have been

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