Claus Sluter - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Claus Sluter

Place: Haarlem

Born: 1340

Death: 1406

Nationality: Netherlands


Claus Sluter (born 1340s in Haarlem died in 1405 or 1406, Dijon) was a sculptor of Dutch origin. He was the most important northern European sculptor of his age and is considered a pioneer of the "northern realism" of the Early Netherlandish painting that came into full flower with the work of Jan van Eyck and others in the next generation. Sluter...