DAC Collection Artist Information
Swiss illuminator and book designer, active Germany
Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Youngest son of the noted scholar and Chorherr in Zurich, Johann Jakob Amman, a friend of Ulrich Zwingli and Konrad Gessner. Known for his book about Renaissance woodcuts for artists and Illustrators, known as the "Kunstbuchlin," and other works.
Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500115433.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.
Objects related to Jost Amman:
|Jost Amman||Battle Scene, 16th century||Woodcut|
|Jost Amman||Portrait of Hans Sachs, 16th century||Etching|
|Jost Amman||14 Allegories of Sciences and Arts, ca. 1570-1580||Etching|
ULAN biographical content is displayed with permission of the Getty Research Institute. Some ULAN content in some DAC artist records has been lightly edited. Content from the Getty Research Institute is © 2017 The J. Paul Getty Trust. All rights reserved.