Johann d. Ä.
Dußel (Dusel)

redsmith, candlestick maker

christened Nürnberg, 06. Jun 1706

buried Nürnberg, 07. Aug 1772

Father of Johann the Younger, candlestick maker, became master on Aug. 20, 1726,

1765 juror; his portrait is in the juror book of the Rotgießer. Mz: Sun. In 1759, he was awarded the position of prisaun master among several applicants; previously, he had served as a Viennese ordinarius mate and had been attacked, robbed, and injured by robbers while traveling from Vienna in 1749.



-ASCHAFFENBURG, Stadtpfarrk. St. Peter and Alexander: epitaph for Jakob Merkel, canon († 1769).

-NUREMBERG, Johannis- u. Rochusfriedhof: at least 20 epitaphs (father u. son), Verz. s. KDM Nürnberg, 1977.

-ROTHENBURG/ Tauber, cemetery: bronze epitaph of Johann Balthasar von Staudt († 1775).

Lit: AKL; Thieme-Becker; Lockner no. 1258; Stengel, in: GNM M, 1918/19, p. 149; BFFK 1936, p. 106; Ress, KDM Rothenburg, 1959.

(quoted from the Nuremberg Künstlerlexikon, edited by Manfred H. Grieb).


Style: Baroque,

Period: 18th c.