Gregorius Sickinger

Gregorius Sickinger, Untertorbrücke, from 1600 map

Gregorius Sickinger (1558–1631) was a Swiss painter, draughtsman, and engraver.

Sickinger was born in Solothurn. He had 5 brothers and sisters, and was re-married after the death of his first wife. Sickinger worked primarily with woodcuts often used in book illustrations. He died penniless in 1631.[1]

There is a Gregor Sickinger street in Fribourg in his honour.

ReferencesEdit

  • This article was initially translated from the German Wikipedia.
  1. ^ "Brief Biography Gregorius Sickinger". Retrieved 2010-02-05.