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Studio, artist’s
(950 words)

1. Introduction

The artist’s studio in the early modern period was the workplace of a painter, sculptor, or other creative artist, a place of manufacture of works of art, and a place of training. In a broader sense, “studio” is also used to denote the entire cohort of people working in conjunction with an artist.

In terms of their structure and organization, the artists’ studios of the first centuries of the early modern period were unchanged since the Middle Ages. A group of people working in such …

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Kubersky-Piredda, Susanne, “Studio, artist’s”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 05 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_022902>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20180208

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