PLATZER, Johann Nepomuk
(b. 1745, Praha, d. after 1780)

Minerva as Patroness of the Arts

1772
Lead, 55 x 80 cm
Szépművészeti Múzeum, Budapest

This lead relief reflects the style that prevailed in the Vienna academy in the 1770s. The sculptor, Johann Nepomuk Platzer (or Plazer) was part of a Bohemian family of sculptors.