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   Amman / also spelled incorrectly Amann or Ammann
   Jost / Jobst
   J. A. ; Jos / Jobst / Ammon / monograms IA , IAG and IAGVZ ;
   1: Barbara (15xx-1xxx) in 1574 ; 2: Elisabeth, née Schwarz (15xx-1xxx) in 1586
   2 sons and 2 daughters
   1539 in Zurich
   1591
   Nuremberg
   professor of Classics and Logic Johann Jakob Amman (1xxx-1xxx), member of the dome chapter
   Elisabeth Egger (1xxx-1xxx) (mother) ; goldsmith Josua Amman (1xxx-1xxx) (brother) ;
   trained as a glas painter ; learned xylography and etching from Virgil Solis (1xxx-1xxx) ;
   Germany & Switzerland
   Julius Spital Würzburg; Aurelius Philippus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim (Paracelsus): Der grosse Wundartzney das Erst Buch (1535); ->Wenzel Jamnitzer: Perspectiva corporum regularium (Nuremberg 1567/68); Jacob Ruffen: Hebammen Buch, Ffm 1580; alchemist & physician Leonhard Thurneiser (1531-1596): Historia und Beschreibung influentischer, elementischer u. natürlicher Wirkungen, Berlin 1578; Historia sive descriptio plantarum omnius, ibid.; J.A. also engraved Wentzels "Messcheibe".
   
   Virgil Solis ; publisher Sigmund Feyerabend ; Ludwig Ringler ; ->Hans Bocksberger ; -> Hermann Ring ;
   anatomical and medical drawing, painting, engraving, and xylography
   http://digital.slub-dresden.de/werkansicht/dlf/12830/19/cache.off ;
   Stadtbibliothek Munich ;
   AKL 3 1992: 246 ; ThB 1 1907: 410; Choulant 1858: 91; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78; Ehring 1989: 42f.; J. Büttner & B.T. Moran in Valleriani (2017): 120 & 394; Falk 2004: 211 & 222; Paul Leeman-van Elck: Der Buchschmuck in Konrad Gessners naturgeschichtlichen Werken (Bern 1935) & Der Schweizer Sammler und Familienforscher 8 (1934): 180-5, 212-8, 246-53, 290-8, esp. 294; Ilse O'Dell: Jost Amman and the "Album Amicorum" Drawings after Prints in Autograph Albums, Print Quarterly 9,1 (1992): 31-36;
   
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