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Martin Schongauer (<i>died</i> 1491), Painter, engraver and Ludwig Schongauer (1450 - 1494), Painter, engraver

Christian Heck

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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Alsatian family of artists. They were active mainly in Colmar in the second half of the 15th century. Caspard Schongauer, a goldsmith originally from Augsburg, settled in Colmar and became a citizen of the town in 1445. Of his four sons, Georg Schongauer (d 1514) and Paul Schongauer (d Colmar, 1516) were goldsmiths like their father, whereas (1) Martin Schongauer and (2) Ludwig Schongauer were both painters and engravers. Georg married Apollonia,

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