Adam Baldauf

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Saint Kassian des Baldauf in the Diocesan Museum in Brixen

Adam Baldauf (* 1580 in Meran , South Tyrol ; † 1631 in Vienna ) was a South Tyrolean sculptor.

Adam Baldauf is likely to have completed his apprenticeship in Weilheim in Upper Bavaria . Resident as a master craftsman in Linz in 1611, Baldauf moved to Brixen in 1615 , where he was accepted as a resident in 1620 . 1628 by Emperor Ferdinand III. (HRR) or Ferdinand II (HRR) called to Vienna, where he made altars at the university church .

According to Nicolò Rasmo, one of his pupils was Christian Trebinger from St. Jakob / Ortisei in Val Gardena , the first known wood carver from Val Gardena , another was Johann Worath .



  • Gert Amann: Sculpture of the Baroque . In: Paul Naredi-Rainer, Lukas Madersbacher (Ed.): Art in Tirol . Verlagsanstalt Tyrolia Innsbruck and Verlagsanstalt Athesia Bozen 2007. Page 66. ISBN 978-3-7022-2776-0 - ISBN 978-88-8266-409-1 .
  • Nicolò Rasmo: Gli scultori Vinazer: origini dell'attività scultorea in Val Gardena . Ortisei. Museo della Val Gardena. 1989. 303 p. (Mainly illustrations - list of works).
  • Gerhard Woeckel:  Soon, Adam. In: New German Biography (NDB). Volume 1, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 1953, ISBN 3-428-00182-6 , p. 548 f. ( Digitized version ).

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