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Hans Suess, known as Hans von Kulmbach, was a German artist. He was born around 1480 in Kulmbach, Franconia
Franconia
and died prior to 3 December 1522 in Nuremberg.[1] Hans von Kulmbach
Kulmbach
was the artist who created the Kraków
Kraków
St John's Altar.

Contents

1 Life 2 Gallery 3 See also 4 References 5 External links

Life[edit]

Kulmbach's signature, 1511

Kulmbach
Kulmbach
probably arrived in Nuremberg
Nuremberg
around 1505. He received instruction by Jacopo de' Barbari, who for a time worked in Nuremberg. Von Kulmbach
Kulmbach
then apprenticed with Albrecht Dürer
Albrecht Dürer
and after Dürer retired from painting altarpieces in 1510 Kulmbach
Kulmbach
took over most of his commissions. Kulmbach
Kulmbach
had his own workshop in Nuremberg
Nuremberg
and at times worked in Kraków. He also created artworks for emperor Maximilian I and for Margrave Casimir Hohenzollern
Hohenzollern
von Brandenburg-Kulmbach. His best works were stained-glass windows in churches, such as the Maximilian stained-glass, Margrave stained-glass at St. Sebald in Nuremberg, the Welser stained-glass at the Frauenkirche and the Nikolaus altar at Lorenzkirche. In 1511 he finished the St. Mary's altar at Skałka
Skałka
in Kraków. The Catherine and St. John's altar also in Kraków, are among his best works.

Gallery[edit]

The conversion of Empress Faustina

Nikolaus-Altar at St. Lorenz in Nuremberg
Nuremberg
by Kulmbach

Saint George

The Execution of St. Catherine of Alexandria

See also[edit]

History of Kraków

References[edit]

^ John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan, Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings New York, Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons. Page 414

Hans von Kulmbach
Kulmbach
biography at getty.edu artcyclopedia.com

External links[edit] Media related to Hans von Kulmbach
Kulmbach
at Wikimedia Commons

 "Kulmbach, Hans von". New International Encyclopedia. 1905. 

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