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Rivius, Gualtherus [Ryff, Walther Hermann]locked

(b Strasbourg, c. 1500: d Nuremberg, after 1545).
  • Doris Kutschbach

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German publisher. Probably a physician by profession, he had a fairly comprehensive knowledge of the writings on architectural theory of the Renaissance, as far as they were available in print, and sought to make them accessible to German artists and craftsmen. In 1547 he published five plates and a page of text on the subject of the five orders with pictorial material by ...

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