Ulrich Apt the Elder

Ulrich Apt the Elder (1460-1532), was a German Late-Gothic painter.

The Lamentation by Ulrich Apt the Elder, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, 1510


Apt was born in Augsburg, and lived and worked there all of his life. He became an independent master in 1481. He ran a workshop in Augsburg with his three sons Jacob, Ulrich Apt the Younger, and Michael, all artists, producing primarily religious themed works.[1] He died in Augsburg in 1532.


  1. ^ "Ulrich Apt the Elder Brief Biography". Retrieved 2012-07-11.