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Joseph Anton Feuchtmayer

(1696—1770)


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(bapt. Linz, 6 Mar. 1696; d Mimmenhausen, 2 Jan. 1770).

German Rococo sculptor and stuccoist, the most famous member of a family of artists from Wessobrunn in Bavaria. He and his workshop produced a large amount of decorative work for buildings in the Lake Constance area (mainly churches, although he also had secular commissions). The greatest ensemble of his work is in the pilgrimage church of Neu-Birnau (1746–53); it includes his most famous single figure, the Honey-Licking Putto.

Subjects: Art.


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