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Matthäus Ensinger

(c. 1390—1463)


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(c. 1390–1463).

Son of Ulrich von Ensingen, he worked under his father at Strasbourg and Ulm before moving to Berne, Switzerland, where he designed the Cathedral (begun 1421). He also became master-mason for the Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady), Esslingen (1429) and the Minster, Ulm (from 1446). Like his father, he ranks high among German medieval master-masons.

Frankl (1960, 2000);Mojon (1967);Recht (ed.) (1989);Jane Turner (1996);Wortmann (1977)

Subjects: Architecture.


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