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Ratdolt, Erhardlocked

  • Marie Louise Göllner


(b Augsburg, 1447; d Augsburg, late 1527 or early 1528). German printer. According to his own diary covering the years 1462–1523 (A-Wn 15473), he first went to Venice in 1462, after the death of his father. Returning there in 1474, he began printing with two German partners, Peter Löslein and Bernardus Pictor (whether ‘Pictor’ is a latinized version of the surname, ‘Maler’, or whether it refers to its bearer’s profession of illuminator, remains uncertain). Following the departure of both partners in ...

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