Jörg Breu the Younger

Madonna with child, oil on wood (larch-tree)[1]

Jörg Breu the Younger (c. 1510 – 1547) was a painter of Augsburg. He was the son of Jörg Breu the Elder, and collaborated with his father on some works.[2]

page of a Fechtbuch (Mscr. Dresd. C 93)

In the 1540s, he was involved with the creation of the Fechtbucher commissioned by Paulus Hector Mair. He did also wood carvings Lebenstreppen, together with Cornelis Anthonisz[3]


A selection:

  • Madonna with child[1]
  • Conquest of Rhodos by Queen Artemisia, 1535. Bavarian State Painting Collections}, Munich
  • Der reiche Prasser und der arme Lazarus, 1535
  • Festval in Venice, 1539
  • History of Suzanne, 1540
  • Joseph Interpreting the Dreams of Pharaoh, c. 1534-1547
    Kaiserl. Schlittenfahrt, vers 1540
  • Siege of Algiers, 1541
  • Sacrifice of Isaac, 1545


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