|PAINTER, GRAPHICAL ARTIST (GERMANY)|
BORN 3 Nov 1554, Nürnberg - DIED 1630, Nürnberg|
GRAVE LOCATION Nürnberg, Bayern: St. Rochus Friedhof, Gostenhof (grave 536)
Lorenz Strauch worked in Nürnberg as an etcher and as a painter.
He was educated by his father Hans Strauch and influenced by
the Flemish portrait painter Nicolas Neufchatel.|
His etchings provide us with a picturesque view of the Nürnberg of his time. He was also a prominent portrait painter for the local patricians. His portrait of Johann Neudorfer and his son is in the Alte Pinakothek in Munich. A self portrait from 1614 can be found at the Germanisches Nationalmuseum in Nürnberg.
Schwemmer, Wilhelm, Nuremberg, A Guide to the Old Town, Nuremberg Tourist Office, Nürnberg, 1991
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