Georg Pfründt (1603-1663)

German ivory sculptor

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Pokal (cup). Ivory (G. Pfründt)

Pokal (cup). Ivory (G. Pfründt), Enameller (Georg Strauch), Goldsmith ( Hans Jakob Mair). Augsburg/Nuremberg about 1663/74. H. 54.5cm. Courtesy: Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Kunstkammer. Austria



Georg Pfründt was born in Flachslanden (Germany) in 1603. From 1615 he lived in Nuremberg. After his studies he became an engineer in the service of Bernhard, Herzog von Saxe-Weimar. In 1639 Pfründt travelled to Strasbourg, in 1642 to Lyon and between 1642 and 1645 to Paris. Around 1646 he was back in Nuremberg where he remained until 1658. After 1659 Pfründt worked in Heidelberg for Charles Ludwig, the Elector Palatine, and in Stuttgart for Duke Eberhard VIII of Württemberg. Georg Pfründt died in 1663 in Durlach.

 

Virgin and Child Enthroned (from the workshop of Christoph Angermair)    17th century, South German Ivory; 11 1/4 x 6 5/8 in. (28.6 x 16.8 cm)

Platter. Ivory (G. Pfründt), Enameller (Georg Strauch), Goldsmith (Hans Jakob Mair). Augsburg/Nuremberg about 1663/74. 56.5 x 68cm. Monogrammed and dated: "G.ST.64". Courtesy: Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Kunstkammer. Austria

 

 

Ivory sculpture. Bacchus. Attributed to Georg Pfründt.

Ivory sculpture. Bacchus. Attributed to Georg Pfründt. Augsburg about 1640. H. 21.2 cm. With base H. 29.8 cm. Courtesy: Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Kunstkammer. Austria

 

 

Ivory sculpture. Bacchus. Verso.

Ivory sculpture. Bacchus. Verso.

 

 

Ivory Relief. Attributed to Georg Pfründt. The Adoration of the Magi. 30 x 19.5 cm.

Ivory Relief. Attributed to Georg Pfründt. The Adoration of the Magi. 30 x 19.5 cm.

 

 

Ivory relief. The Judgement of Salomon. Attributed to Georg Pfründt. 
Circle of Augsburg after 1629. 30.1 x 36.5cm.
Courtesy:
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Kunstkammer.
Austria

Ivory relief. The Judgement of Salomon. Attributed to Georg Pfründt. Circle of Augsburg after 1629. 30.1 x 36.5cm. Courtesy: Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Kunstkammer. Austria

 

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