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Schwarz, Hans (<i>died</i> 1521), sculptor, medallist

Hermann Maué

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 sculptor and medallist. He was probably a descendant of Ulrich Schwarz, a burgomaster of Augsburg, and at some time after 1506 trained as a wood-carver under Stephan Schwarz ( fl 1493–1535; possibly a relative) in Augsburg, where the dominant artistic influence was the work of Hans Burgkmair I.

It appears probable that in the years 1512 to 1518 Schwarz travelled throughout south Germany, becoming familiar with the Danube school. Müller ascribes to

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