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August Ranisch

male / Polish
Qualifications
painter, stone cutter, bronze founder
also worked in clay, bronze, stone and silver
Nationality/school
Polish
Born
1620
c. 1620
Deceased
Danzig (hist.) 1653
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of the Dresden-born gem and weapon cutter Nikolaus Ranisch (ca.1568, died 19 July 1640); son-in-law of Adolf Boy from 1650 (Gerson 1942/1983, p. 501)
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1645 - 1653
Active in
  • Danzig (hist.) 1645-05-01 - 1653
    from 1 May 1645 active in Adolf Boy's studio; became a member of the guild in 1650
active in
died in
Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
Christian religious scene
Entered on: 2001-12-10; Modification on: 2019-02-04

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