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us: Amman, Jost, 1539-1591


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    • us: Aman, Jos, 1539-1591
    • us: Ammann, Jost, 1539-1591
    • us: Ammon, Jost, 1539-1591
    • us: Amann, Jost, 1539-1591
    • us: Amman, Jobst, 1539-1591
    • us: IA (I. Amman), 1539-1591
    • us: I A (I. Amman), 1539-1591
    • us: A, I (I. Amman), 1539-1591
    • us: Amman, Jodocus, 1539-1591
    • us: Ammannus, Jodocus, 1539-1591
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) [..1539-06-13]
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1591-03-15
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Zurich (Switzerland)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Nuremberg (Germany)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        ger
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Graphic arts
          (lcsh) Illustration of books
            (lcsh) Wood-engraving
              (lcsh) Etchers
                (lcsh) Printing
              • Occupation

                  (lcsh) Painters
                    (lcsh) Illustrators
                      (lcsh) Wood-engravers
                        (lcsh) Etchers
                          (lcsh) Printers
                            (lcsh) Authors
                        • Sources

                          • found: Kunnst und Lehrbüchlein für die anfahenden Jungen, 1971 (Jos Aman)
                          • found: Schopper, H. De omnibus illiberalibus sive mechanicis artibus, 1574: leaf 20a (IA)
                          • found: Wikipedia, German, via WWW, September 29, 2014 (Jost Amman; also Jodocus Amman and Jobst Amman; born 1539 in Zurich, Switzerland; died March 1591 in Nuremburg; Swiss-German illustrator, art painter, engraver, xylograph [Formschneider], and author)
                          • found: Amman, Jost. Kunstbüchlin, 1599: title page (Jost Ammon)
                          • found: Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon Online, June 28, 2016: artist id _10041216 (article by Kurt Pilz: Ammann, Jost; further names: Ammann, Jost; Amman, Jost; Amman, Justus; Amman, Jos; Ammann, Jobst; Ammann, Jos; Ammon, Jobst; Ammon, Jos; Ammon, Jost; master draughtsman; etcher; graphic artist; glass ornamentation designer; glass artist; wood carver; carver; woodcutter; painter; born Zurich, before June 13, 1639 (baptised on that date); died Nuremberg, before March 17 (buried on that date); took over the Nuremberg workshop of Virgilius Solis after the latter's death, 1562; produced many illustrations for the publisher Sigmund Feyerabend in Frankfurt/Main; in his workshop, he executed the etchings himself, whereas for the numerous woodcuts, as workshop proprietor, he was the principal draftsman and woodcutter [Formschneider], but he usually only produced the preliminary drawing on the woodblock, while individual Formschneider completed the numerous commissions for book illustrations) artist id _20000730 (article from Nürnberger Künstlerlexikon: Amman, Jost; further names: Amman, Jos; Amman, Jobst; Ammon, Jost; Ammon, Jos; Ammon, Jobst; master draughtsman; etcher; form cutter; painter; graphic artist; born Zurich, before June 13, 1639 (baptised on that date); died Nuremberg, March 15, 1591 (buried on March 17); came to Nuremberg in 1561 and acquired citizenship in 1577; his workshop produced some 5,000 woodcuts and etchings, for which he mostly only supplied the designs; for woodcuts, he produced preliminary drawings on woodblocks, which were cut by employees of his workshop; for etchings, he mostly executed the designs himself))
                          • found: Pilz, Kurt. "Ammann, Jost" in: Neue Deutsche Biographie 1 (1953), via Deutsche Biographie website, June 28, 2016 (Ammann, Jost (Jos, Jobst))
                          • found: Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler, v. 1, 1907: pages 410-413 (Amman, Jobst (Jost, Jos), painter and draftsman, woodcutter and etcher; often called a painter and may have been active as a glass painter in his youth, but his principal activitiy was as a draftsman; important as a designer of woodcuts and as an etcher)
                          • found: Union List of Artist Names (ULAN), June 28, 2016 (Amman, Jost (Swiss illuminator and book designer, 1539-1591, active in Germany))
                          • found: Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, June 28, 2016 (Amman, Jost; variant names: Amman, Horst; Amman, Joducus; Aman, Yōsuto; Amman, Joss; Ammann, Jobst; Amann, Jobst; Aman, Jos.; Amann, Jodocus; Amannus, Jodocus; Ammannus, Jodocus; Amannus, Justus; Amman, J.; I.A.; Amman, Iustus; Amman, Justus; Ammannus, Judocus; Ammann, Jost (NDB); Amman, Jodokus; Amanus, Iodocus; Amman, Jodocus; Amann, Iustus; Amann, Justus; Ammen, Jost; Aman, Jos; Amanus, Jodocus; Amman, Jobst; Amann, Jost; Ammon, Jost; Ammann, Jodocus; Ammann, Jost; life dates: 1539-1591)
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                          • 1980-06-13: new
                          • 2016-06-29: revised
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