Adam Kraft

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Adam Kraft, ? - Jan 1509, was a German sculptor and architect noted for his stone sculptures created in the final stages of the Late Gothic period in Germany.

Kraft's architectural expertise is highlighted in the St. Lorenz sacrament house, as well as documented in his role in advising the remodelling of part of the Frauenkirche.

Life and influences

Kraft's birth, place of training and early artistic experience as a journeyman are unknown. His earliest documented mention in a Nuremberg document was in 1490 as a master with his own workshop. [1]

Significant works

Seven Stations of the Cross, Nuremberg

Sacrament House, St. Lorenz, Nuremberg


  1. W. Stechow: Northern Renaissance Art, 1400-1600 Sources & Doc. Hhist. A. (Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1966) excerpt from contract