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Abt, Jacob or Aptlocked

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German, 16th century, male.

Died 1518.

Painter, decorative designer.

Augsburg School.

Jacob Abt was made a master painter in Augsburg in 1510. He painted arabesques to decorate the buildings in a court of the stately home owned by the Fugger family. This decorative work, which carries the monogram: A, had previously been attributed to Altdorfer....

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