(1340 - 1406)
Claus Sluter was active/lived in Holland, Netherlands. Claus Sluter is known for Gothic figurative sculpture.
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Claus Sluter (1340-1406)
Flemish sculptor, Claus Sluter was the foremost sculptor of his day and a leading influence in the transition from International Gothic to the more naturalistic Renaissance style. In particular, he was one of the most important proponents of northern realism and a key figure in the Dijon school of Gothic art. His figures are naturalistic and expressive, and are more earthly bound rather than idealistic. His style of sculpture went on to influence a generation of realist painters such as Jan van Eyck, Roger Van der Weyden, Matthias Grunewald, Albrecht Durer and Lucas Cranach the Elder - and sculptors like Hans Multscher. Sluter's most famous surviving work is the Well of Moses (Moses Fountai
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