Jan Zygmunt Deybel

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Jan Sigismund von Deybel Hammerau or Johann Sigmund Deybel (born 1685-90, Saxony; died 1752) was a Rococo architect from Saxony mainly active in Poland. He also served as a captain (from 1736) then as a major (1746) in the Polish artillery - his son was the general Krystian Godfryd Deybel de Hammerau.

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From 1719 to 1721 he worked in Warsaw's royal buildings office and from 1726 was architect to Augustus II the Strong. He used French architectural forms from the three-volume 1727-37 L'Architecture française by J. Mariette. His pupils included Ephraim Szreger and Zygmunt Vogel.

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