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Master of the Hersbruck High Altar

Painter, polychrome painter and draughtsman

ca. 1445
1508 in Bamberg
Late Gothic

2 Works by Master of the Hersbruck High Altar


The Master of the Hersbruck Altar, presumably from Bamberg, is named after the former high altar, circa 1480, from the parish church in Hersbruck, Middle Franconia (now in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum in Nuremberg and the Hersbruck church). His identification with Wolfgang Katzheimer the Elder, who operated a painting and carving workshop in Bamberg from 1465 to 1508, is disputed.