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ID: 500098599
 
Record Type: Person
Karcher, Nicolas (Flemish tapissier, active in Italy, died 1562)

Note: He may have been born in Brussels; he became one of the most gifted 16th-century tapissiers in Europe.

Names:
Karcher, Nicolas (preferred,V,index)
Nicolas Karcher (V,display)
Carchera, Nicola (V)
Charchera, Nicola (V)
Karcher, Niccola (V)
Karcher, Nicola (U)
Carchera, Nicolas (U)
Carchera, Niccola (U)
Charchera, Nicolas (U)
Charchera, Niccola (U)

Nationalities:
Flemish (preferred)
Netherlandish

Roles:
artist (preferred)
tapestry weaver / tapissier

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Died:  Mantua (Mantova province, Lombardy, Italy) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   from ca. 1517, organizing with his brother a large workshop for Ercole d'Este II, Duke of Ferrara and Modena  Ferrara (Ferrara province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy) (inhabited place)
active:   1539-1545 he worked for Federico Gonzaga II; he return to Mantua in 1554 under the patronage of Marchese Guglielmo Gonzaga  Mantua (Mantova province, Lombardy, Italy) (inhabited place)
active:   1545-1554  Florence (Firenze province, Tuscany, Italy) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Karcher, Giovanni  
................................  (Flemish tapissier, active 1517-1562) [500094603]
patron was ....  Federico II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua  
..................  (Mantuan duke, 1500-1540) [500115088]
sibling of ....  Karcher, Giovanni  
..................  (Flemish tapissier, active 1517-1562) [500094603]
worked with ....  Rost, Jan  from 1536, in the Karcher workshop in Ferrara
....................  (Flemish tapissier, died 1564, active in Italy) [500102719]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Karcher, Nicolas (I)

Biographies:
(Flemish tapissier, active in Italy, died 1562) ..... [VP Preferred]
(early Netherlandish tapestry maker in ITA, act.1539-1556) ..... [BHA]
(Flemish undetermined) ..... [Grove Art]

Sources and Contributors:
Carchera, Niccola ........ [Grove Art]
....................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Carchera, Nicola ........ [Grove Art, VP]
..................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 12 Feb 2003
Carchera, Nicolas ........ [Grove Art]
....................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Charchera, Niccola ........ [Grove Art]
......................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Charchera, Nicola ........ [Grove Art, VP]
....................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 12 Feb 2003
Charchera, Nicolas ........ [Grove Art]
......................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Karcher, Niccola ........ [Grove Art, VP]
..................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 12 Feb 2003
Karcher, Nicola ........ [Grove Art]
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Karcher, Nicolas ........ [BHA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred]
..................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 12 Feb 2003
Nicolas Karcher ........ [Grove Art, VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, Grove Art, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 12 Feb 2003
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der K√ľnstler (1980-1986)
....................  Thomson, History of Tapestry (1930)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 12 Feb 2003
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