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Hopfer, Wolfgang Ludwig

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Hopfer, Wolfgang Ludwig

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German, 17th century, male.

Born 4 January 1648, in Nuremberg; died 29 October 1698, in Nuremberg.


A pupil of G. Strauch and later Johann Spielberger in Vienna. After working in Italy for nine years, he was appointed painter to the Elector Palatine.

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Subjects: Painting ; Renaissance Art

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