Peter Parler - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Peter Parler

Place: Schwäbisch Gmünd

Born: 1330

Death: 1399

Nationality: Germany


Peter Parler, (Latin: Petrus de Gemunden in Suevia, Czech: Petr Parléř, (1330(?), Schwäbisch Gmünd – July 13, 1399, Prague) was a German architect, best known for building Saint Vitus Cathedral and Charles Bridge in Prague, where he lived from about 1356. His father, master builder Heinrich Parler (the name deriving from "parlerius", speaker and he...