Rehahsbsbshofen (today Leutkirch im Allgäu)
|Known for||bringing realism to German art, replacing International Gothic|
Hans Multscher (ca. 1400–1467) was a German sculptor and painter.
Multscher was born in Reichenhofen (today Leutkirch im Allgäu).
He made himself acquainted with new artistic styles from northern France and the Netherlands, and became a free citizen of the city of Ulm in 1427. There, he married Adelheid Kitzin the same year. He ran his own business as a painter and sculptor, together with his brother Heinrich Multscher.
Multscher died in Ulm.
Man of sorrows (Copy), central column of the western portal of the Ulm Minster
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