Michael Wolgemut

1434 - 1519

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Michael Wolgemut (formerly spelt Wohlgemuth; 1434 – 30 November 1519) was a German painter and printmaker, who ran a workshop in Nuremberg. He is best known as having taught the young Albrecht Dürer. The importance of Wolgemut as an artist rests not only on his own individual works, but also on the fact that he was the head of a large workshop, in which many different branches of the fine arts were carried on by a great number of pupil-assistants, including Albrecht Dürer, who completed an apprenticeship with him between 1486 and 1489. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Wolgemut has received more than 88,429 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Michael Wolgemut is the 478th most popular painter (up from 619th in 2019), the 1,290th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,534th in 2019) and the 46th most popular German Painter.

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Among painters, Michael Wolgemut ranks 478 out of 1,428Before him are Pietro Longhi, Sol LeWitt, Zinaida Serebriakova, Han Gan, Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, and Sesshū Tōyō. After him are Edmund Leighton, Rachel Ruysch, Barthélemy d'Eyck, Agatharchus, Asger Jorn, and Alessandro Magnasco.

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Among people born in 1434, Michael Wolgemut ranks 2Before him is Eleanor of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress. After him are Yolande of Valois, Charles II, Duke of Bourbon, Janus Pannonius, Antonio Grimani, Constantine Lascaris, Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, and Mary of Guelders. Among people deceased in 1519, Michael Wolgemut ranks 8Before him are Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, Lucrezia Borgia, Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Urbino, Johann Tetzel, and Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua. After him are Juan de Flandes, Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne, Ambrosius Holbein, Hōjō Sōun, and John Colet.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Michael Wolgemut ranks 1,290 out of 5,289Before him are Frederick II, Elector of Brandenburg (1413), Rudolf Brandt (1909), Radegund (518), Hermann Heinrich Gossen (1810), Franz Ritter von Epp (1868), and Hans Speidel (1897). After him are Julius Schaub (1898), Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1758), Lucius Antonius Saturninus (20), Franz Karl Achard (1753), Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg (1797), and Hugo Riemann (1849).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Michael Wolgemut ranks 46Before him are Veit Stoss (1450), Gabriele Münter (1877), Anna Maria van Schurman (1607), Anselm Feuerbach (1829), Joos van Cleve (1485), and Joseph Karl Stieler (1781). After him are Hannah Höch (1889), Heinz Linge (1913), Peter von Cornelius (1784), Georg Baselitz (1938), Hans Holbein the Elder (1465), and Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein (1751).