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Encyclopedia > Peter Vischer

Peter Vischer may refer to one of several people:

  1. Peter Vischer the Elder, a German sculptor
  2. Peter Vischer the Younger, a German sculptor

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He was assisted by five sons: Hermann the Younger (1486-1517), Peter the Younger (1487-1528), Hans (1489-1550), Jacob and Paulus.
The masterpiece of the Vischer workshop is the spectacular bronze shrine over the sarcophagus of St Sebald in the church dedicated to him in Nuremberg.
Peter the Elder also made two splendid free-standing figures (1512-13) of Theodoric and King Arthur for the tomb of the emperor Maximillian I in the Hofkirche, Innsbruck.
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