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Godl, Stefan - bronze-founder

Jane Campbell Hutchison

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Austrian bronze-founder. He is first heard of in 1508, when he was summoned to Innsbruck from Nuremberg to make brass firearms for the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I. Godl was a superb technician and was soon pressed into service as one of the bronze-founders for the cenotaph of Emperor Maximilian I in the Hofkirche (see Austria, fig. [not available online]): it was he who cast Leonhard Magt’s 23 statues (bronze, 1514–18) of the

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