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The Illusion of the American Frontier

From 03 November 2015 to 07 February 2016

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Edward S. Curtis
An Oasis in the Badlands (detail), 1905
Photography, gelatin silver. 15.2 x 20.2 cm
Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D. C.

Biography and Works

Hans Wertinger
Landshut, ca. 1465/70 -1533


We have few details about the training of this painter, whose date and place of birth are unknown to us. He developed his artistic career at the court of Baviera, receiving commissions from the Palatine Count Philip and from the Elector Frederick and he was chamber painter to Louis X of Baviera. He had an important workshop from which numerous paintings were sent to churches


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