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ID: 500115433
 
Record Type: Person
Amman, Jost (Swiss illuminator and book designer, 1539-1591, active in Germany)

Note: Youngest son of the noted scholar and Chorherr in Zurich, Johann Jakob Amman, a friend of Ulrich Zwingli and Konrad Gessner. Known for his book about Renaissance woodcuts for artists and Illustrators, known as the "Kunstbuchlin," and other works. A work was signed by him in 1451; others have been attributed to him, dating from the mid- to late 15th century.

Names:
Amman, Jost (preferred,V,index)
Jost Amman (V,display)
Ammann, Jost (V)
Amman, Jobst (V)
Amman, Jodocus (V)
Jodocus Amman (V)
Amman, Justus (V)
Amano, Iodoco (V)
Ammann, Jos (V)
Allamagna, Justus d' (V)
Justus de Allemagna (V)
Jos Ammann (V)
Giusto d' Allamagna (V)
Justus de Alemannia (V)
Jos Amman (V)
Justus d'Allamagna (V)
Justus d'Allemagna (V)
Justus de Allamagna (V)
Allamagna (V)
Justus De Alemannia (V)
Amman, Jobst, Jos (U)
Ammann, Jobst, Jos (U)

Nationalities:
Swiss (preferred)
German

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
illuminator
miniaturist
blazoner
graphic designer
printmaker
woodcarver
engraver (printmaker)
fresco painter
muralist
draftsman
woodcutter
etcher

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Zurich (Zürich canton, Switzerland) (inhabited place)
Died:  Nuremberg (Mittelfranken, Bavaria, Germany) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1560-1591  Nuremberg (Mittelfranken, Bavaria, Germany) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
sibling of ....  Amman, Josua  
..................  (Swiss goldsmith, 1531-1564) [500124800]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Amman, Jost (I)

Biographies:
(Swiss illuminator and book designer, 1539-1591, active in Germany) ..... [VP Preferred]
(German artist, active 1451) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(German artist, op.1451) ..... [WCP]
(German painter, act.1451) ..... [PHOA]
(German painter, active mid-15th century) ..... [GRLPSC]
(Swiss draughtsman, 1539-1591) ..... [Grove Art]
(Swiss artist, 1539-1591) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(German painter, act.1445-1452) ..... [BHA]
(Swiss artist, 1539-1591) ..... [WCP]
(Swiss, b. Zurich 1539, d. 1591) ..... [JPGM]
(Swiss painter and graphic artist, 1539-1591) ..... [GRLPSC]
(Swiss painter, printmaker in Germany, 1539-1591) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Allamagna ........ [WL-Courtauld]
.....................  Witt Library, Authority files
Allamagna, Justus d' ........ [BHA]
........................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Amano, Iodoco ........ [BHA]
............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Amman, Jobst ........ [VP]
..........................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008)
Amman, Jobst, Jos ........ [Grove Art]
...................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Amman, Jodocus ........ [VP]
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Amman, Jost ........ [BHA Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred, VP Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
........................  Bénézit Dictionary of Artists: English Edition (2006) 1: 418
........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
........................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 20 November 2005
........................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
........................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
........................  Witt Library, Authority files
Amman, Justus ........ [VP]
............................  Bradley, Dictionary of Miniaturists (1887) 1, 32
Ammann, Jobst, Jos ........ [Grove Art]
.....................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Ammann, Jos ........ [BHA, VP]
........................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
........................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008)
Ammann, Jost ........ [Grove Art, VP]
..........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..........................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008)
Giusto d' Allamagna ........ [VP]
......................................  Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie (2000-) accessed 20 November 2005
Jodocus Amman ........ [VP]
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Jos Amman ........ [VP]
....................  Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie (2000-)
Jos Ammann ........ [VP]
......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Jost Amman ........ [VP]
......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Justus d'Allamagna ........ [GRLPSC, VP]
......................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
Justus d'Allemagna ........ [GRLPSC]
......................................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
Justus de Alemannia ........ [VP, WCP]
......................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
......................................  Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie (2000-)
Justus De Alemannia ........ [WL-Courtauld]
.......................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Justus de Allamagna ........ [VP]
......................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
Justus de Allemagna ........ [BHA]
......................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRLPSC, Grove Art, JPGM, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Bradley, Dictionary of Miniaturists (1887) 1, 32
....................  Critica d'arte 51/10 (1986)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 20 November 2005
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  Neue deutsche Biographie (1953-1985)
....................  Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie (2000-) accessed 20 November 2005
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Schweizerisches Künstler-Lexikon (1982)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Winkler, Ravensburg, Jahrbuch der Berliner Museen (1959)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 20 November 2005
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