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Kilian familylocked

  • Bernt von Hagen
  •  and Irene Haberland


German family of engravers. They were central figures in Augsburg’s role as a centre for engraving during the 17th and early 18th centuries. Bartholomäus Kilian I (1548–88), a goldsmith from Silesia, settled c. 1575 in Augsburg, where he became a master in 1578...

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J. R. Füssli: Allgemeines Künstlerlexicon, oder kurze Nachricht von dem Leben und den Werken der Mahler, Bildhauer, Baumeister, Kupfersticher, Kunstgiesser, Stahlschneider etc., 3 vols (Zurich, 1779–1824)
Neue deutsche Biographie (Berlin, 1953–)
U. Thieme and F. Becker, eds: Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart, 37 vols (Leipzig, 1907–50) [see also Meissner above]
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