Veit
Wirsberger

sculptor, carver

born Wirsberg / Oberfranken, 1468 ?

died after 1534

Nothing is known about his training. His repertoire of forms, especially the one of the monumental crucifixion group with four figures in St. Klara Church, (....) show that he must have trained in Ulm. At the beginning of 1493 he became a Nuremberg citizen. (quoted from Nürnberger Künstlerlexikon / ed. by von Manfred Grieb) See also article "Gutenstetter Altar" )

Style: Late Gothic

Period: 15th c.