Vischer

1992 RQ. Discovered 1992 Sept. 2 by F. Borngen and L. D. Schmadel at Tautenburg.

Named for Peter Vischer the Elder (c.1460-1529), the greatest German brasscaster master in the Middle Ages. Ledgers, tombs, artistic parcloses, baptismal fonts and statues made of bronze from his workshop in Nuornberg can be found throughout Germany. His father and sons also worked in this foundry. His masterpiece is the world-renowned Sebaldusgrab in St. Sebald church at Nurnberg, made during 1508-1519. (M 34354)

Name proposed by the first discoverer.

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