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Witz, Konrad

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00198354
Witz, Konrad

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Swiss, 15th century, male.

Born between 1400 and 1410, in Rottweil (Württemberg); died between 1444 and end of 1446, in Basel or in Geneva.

Painter, sculptor (wood).

Swabian School.

Born in Rottweil on the Neckar, Konrad Witz produced his most important works in Switzerland. Even so, together with Stephan Lochner, he is generally considered to be the most important representative of the group of southern German artists known as the 'painters of the Councils'. Witz arrived in Basel during the first of these Councils (...

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

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