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Jakob Ziegler

(fl. 1559—1597)


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(fl 1559–97; d Bamberg, after 1616). German painter. He worked as court painter at Bamberg. His few surviving works include wall paintings (1559) in the Schloss at Forchheim and a large cycle on the Legend of St George (1575; Bamberg, Diözmus.), concluding with the battle between Emperor Henry II and King Bolesław of Poland. He also designed wall hangings, worked as an illuminator and etcher and produced moulds for woodcuts.

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

Subjects: Renaissance Art.



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