Matthias (Mathew) Buchinger
(1674 - 1739)
Matthias (Mathew) Buchinger was active/lived in Germany. Matthias Buchinger is known for micrography calligraphy, performer-musician, dancer, magician.
Biography Matthias (Mathew) Buchinger
The following review about Matthias Buchinger is from the Art & Design section of The New York Times, Web
"Ricky Jay and the Met Conjure Big Magic in Miniature"
By Charles McGrathjan, Jan. 13, 2016
The magician Ricky Jay, considered by many the greatest sleight-of-hand artist alive, is also a scholar, a historian, a collector of curiosities. Master of a prose style that qualifies him as perhaps the last of the great 19th-century authors, he has written about oddities like cannonball catchers, poker-playing pigs, performing fleas and people who tame bees. But probably his most enduring interest is a fellow polymath, an 18th-century German named Matthias Buchinger.
Art Review: "Astounding Feats in Pe
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