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Riemenschneider, Tilman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00152721
Riemenschneider, Tilman

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German, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born c. 1460, in Osterode; died 7 July 1531, in Würzburg.

Sculptor.

Franconian (Würzburg) School.

Tilman Riemenschneider worked primarily in Würzburg. He is first mentioned in 1483, then recorded as having taken out Würzburg citizenship in 1485 after marrying the widow of a local goldsmith. He was elected mayor in ...

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Subjects: Sculpture and Carving ; 17th-Century Art ; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400)

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