Master of the Wolfgang Altarpiece

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(fl c. 1450–70). German painter. He is named after an altarpiece (c. 1460; Nuremberg, St Lorenz) depicting St Wolfgang with other saints and scenes of the Resurrection. Other works are an altarpiece of the Virgin (ex-St Elizabeth, Wrocław; Warsaw, N. Mus.), a Passion altar (c. 1460; Nuremberg, St Lorenz, on loan to the Dreieinigkeitskirche) and a St Catherine altar (1465; Schwabach, SS John and Martin). He has tentatively been identified with Valentin Wolgemut (father of Michael Wolgemut), who was mentioned in Nuremberg records from 1461 and died c. 1469–70.


From The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Renaissance Art.

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.