Jörg Breu the Younger

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Madonna with child, oil on wood (larch-tree)[1]

Jörg Breu the Younger (c. 1510 – 1547) was a painter of Augsburg. He was the son of Jörg Breu the Elder, and collaborated with his father on some works.[2]

page of a Fechtbuch (Mscr. Dresd. C 93)

In the 1540s, he was involved with the creation of the Fechtbucher commissioned by Paulus Hector Mair. He did also wood carvings Lebenstreppen, together with Cornelis Anthonisz[3]


A selection:


  1. ^ a b H. Zimmermann, Max Knackfuß (2017). Allgemeine Kunstgeschichte: 2. Band Reprint der Ausgabe von 1900 (in German). p. 588. ISBN 9925072425.
  2. ^ Alexander Strasoldo. "Jörg Breu d. Ä. (Augsburg 1475–1537) und Jörg Breu d. J. (Augsburg 1510–1547) Die heilige Sippe" (in German). Dorotheum. Bei der farbigen Ausmalung ist von einem Anteil seines Sohnes auszugehen.
  3. ^ "Lebenstreppen" (in German).