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Last NameWolgemut / Wohlgemut    
Given NameMichael    
alt. NamesM. W. ; Michael Wolgemut / Wohlgemut ;    
Marriage1: widow of his teacher, the painter Hans Pleydenwurff (1420-1472), Barbara Pleydenwurff (14xx-1xxx) ; 2: Christine (1xxx-1550)    
Childrenpainter and woodcutter ->Wilhelm Pleydenwurff (1460-1494) (stepson)    
Year born1434 in Nuremberg    
Year died1519    
Place of deathNuremberg    
Father's occupationValentin Wolgemut (1xxx-1469) his wife Anna (1xxx- c. 1495)    
Relatives    
Educationby his father & by painter Hans Pleydenwurff (1420-1472) in Nuremberg & in Flandern (today Belgium)    
Country of ActivityGermany    
Worked forwoodcuts and illuminations in the Schedelsche Weltchronik (1493) by Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514) ;    
PatronageKurfürst Friedrich der Weise /1463-1525) in Wittenberg    
Collaborators->Wilhelm Pleydenwurff (stepson) on Weltchronik (1493) by Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514) ; teacher of -> Albrecht Dürer ;    
Techniquestopographical, geographical, and cartographical painting and woodcutting    
Sample(s)www.google.de/search?q=Michael+Wolgemut ; www.imageandnarrative.be/inarchive/illustrations/dirkvandenberg.htm ;     
Archival sourceswww.northernrenaissance.org/articles/Nuremberg-and-the-Topographies-of-ExpectationbrJeffrey-Chipps-Smith/8 ; W.s Skizzenbuch Berliner Kupferstich-Kab.    
Published sourcesADB 55 1910: 114-22 ; Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon 14 1998: 41-3 ; Richard Bellm: Wolgemuts Skizzenbuch im Berliner Kupferstichkabinett (Berlin 1959) ; C. J. Schüler: Die Kartographierte Stadt (Paris 2011: 18-21) ; David Landau: The Renaissance Print 1470-1550 (New Haven 1994: 39ff.) ; Falk 2004: 206 ;    
otherActive in Nürnberg; specialized on portraiture & woodcuts of maps and topographic views; cf. /2010/10/nuremberg_chronicles_-_f_4v.png.    
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