Sluter, Claus


Sluter, Claus
(ca. 1380-1406)
   The most important non-Italian sculptor of the International Gothic style. A native of the Netherlands, which was ruled by the dukes of Burgundy, he spent most of his ca-reer working for Duke Philip the Bold in the old Burgundian capital at Dijon. His most famous works were done for the Carthusian church at Champmol near Dijon. Most of his other work was on a less mon-umental scale, including portions of churches such as tombs and pul-pits; most notable of these, also at the Carthusian monastery, is the Moses Well, a remarkable artifact depicting Old Testament prophets such as Moses and Isaiah. Sluter's figures are individualized persons, precise not only in the texture of costume and skin but also in the pres-entation of a unique personality, as if they were portraits. Although his work is more reminiscent of 13th-century French cathedral sculpture than of 14th-century Italian Gothic classicism, its skill in depicting personality is quite different from earlier Gothic sculpture.

Historical Dictionary of Renaissance. . 2004.

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  • Sluter, Claus — born с 1340/50, Haarlem?, Holland died between Sept. 24, 1405, and Jan. 30, 1406, Dijon, Burgundy Early Netherlandish sculptor. He entered the service of Philip II the Bold in 1385 and became his chief sculptor in 1389. All his surviving… …   Universalium

  • Sluter, Claus — (c. 1350 1406)    Claus Sluter from Haarlem is listed in the records of the stonemasons guild in Brussels in 1379. In 1385, he entered in the service of Philip the Bold of Burgundy, who established the Chartreuse de Champmol, the Carthusian… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Sluter, Claus — ► (m. 1406) Escultor holandés. Entre su producción destaca el Pozo de Moisés, en la cartuja de Champmol (Dijón). * * * ( 1340/50, ¿Haarlem?, Holanda–entre 24 sep. 1405 y 30 ene. 1406, Dijon, Borgoña). Escultor borgoñón de origen flamenco. Ingresó …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Sluter — Sluter, Claus …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Sluter — Claus Sluter (* um 1350 in Haarlem; † 1405, (andere Quelle 1406) in Dijon, Frankreich) war ein flämischer Bildhauer der Gotik und Mitbegründer der burgundischen Kunstschule. Er gilt als Hauptvertreter der burgundischen Skulptur zur Wende des 14.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sluter — Sluter, Claus, Hauptmeister der durch kraftvollen Naturalismus ausgezeichneten niederländisch burgundischen Bildhauerschule, holländischer Abkunft, 1. März 1385 zum erstenmal als Gehilfe des Jean de Marville in Dijon erwähnt, wurde 23. Juli 1389… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Sluter — (Claus) (v. 1340 1350 1405 ou 1406) sculpteur hollandais. Attaché à la cour du duc de Bourgogne (1383), il créa l école bourguignonne de sculpture …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Claus Sluter — David and a prophet from the Well of Moses Claus Sluter (born 1340s in Haarlem [1]; died in 1405 or 1406, Dijon) was a sculptor of Dutch origin.[2] He was t …   Wikipedia

  • Claus Sluter — María con el Niño Jesús, en el parteluz de la portada de la Cartuja de Champmol. Claus Sluter fue un escultor gótico de origen holandés.[1] Su fecha de nacimiento se desconoce, pero se calcula en torno a …   Wikipedia Español

  • Claus — (as used in expressions) Santa Claus Claus Detlef Sierck Sluter Claus * * * …   Universalium


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