Hans Wydyz

The Virgin and Child, 1510

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Wydyz was commissioned to make three adorned wooden discs (Schlussringdeckel) to close the openings of the circular ribs surrounding the crown of the vaults in the new Minster in 1510. These openings were used to lift up the construction material. The adorned wooden discs were donated by the Minster factory, the city of Freiburg (see the angel with coat of arms of the city of Freiburg opposite) and the house of Austria (not exhibited).

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