FRUEAUF, Rueland the Elder
(b. 1440/45, Passau, d. 1507, Passau)

Biography

Austrian painter from Passau. He worked in Passau and Salzburg from 1470 in a style derived from Flemish painters such as Jan van Eyck and the Master of Flémalle. There are four Passion scenes of 1490-91 by him in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. His son, Roland the Younger was also painter.