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Wenzel Roriczer (<i>died</i> 1419), architect and Conrad Roriczer (<i>born</i> 1419) and Mathes Roriczer (<i>died</i> 1495) and Wolfgang Roriczer (<i>died</i> 1514)

Lon R. Shelby

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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German family of architects. The family, which included (1) Wenzel Roriczer, his son (2) Conrad Roriczer, and grandsons (3) Mathes Roriczer and (4) Wolfgang Roriczer, worked at Regensburg Cathedral and may have come from the region just north of Regensburg (Dietheuer). Kotrba’s attempt (1963) to trace the Roriczers from Bohemia has not been accepted by German scholars; but uncertainties surrounding the ancestry and training of Wenzel are a critical problem, for most scholars have

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