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Michael Wolgemut

German painter and printmaker

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Wolgemut ran a large workshop that produced altarpieces, portraits, and designs for glass paintings in Nuremberg in the late 15th-century. He also is noted for innovations in the art of the woodcut.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500031446.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Michael Wolgemut:

Shop of Michael Wolgemut The Resurrection of the Dead (Imago mortis), 1493 Woodcut
Michael Wolgemut or Wilhelm Pleydenwurff Creation of the World: Second and Third Days, ca. 1493 Woodcut
Anonymous, possibly Michael Wolgemut The Scapegoat (Leviticus XVI, 5-22), 1491 Woodcut with hand coloring
Anonymous, workshop of Michael Wolgemut King Herod and the Chief Priests and Scribes, 1491 Woodcut
Anonymous, workshop of Michael Wolgemut Martyrdom of St. John the Baptist and St. James Minor (Matthew II, 4; Mark XIV, 3-12), 1491 Woodcut
Anonymous, possibly Michael Wolgemut Frontispiece to "Reformation der Kayserlichen Stat Nürnberg" (Arms of the Empire and Nuremberg flanked by Saints Sebald and Lawrence), 1484 Woodcut with hand coloring
Anonymous, possibly Michael Wolgemut and/or Wilhelm Pleydenwurff The Judgement of Solomon, 1493 Woodcut
Anonymous, possibly Michael Wolgemut The Allegory of the Unfaithful Wife (Ezekiel XVI, 1–63), 1491 Woodcut with hand coloring
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