ZETTLER, FRANZ XAVIER *
- Born: 1841 Died: 1916
Stained-glass artist, of Munich, active from the 1860s. F.X. Zettler, a son-in-law and employee of Josef Gabriel Mayer, of Munich (see MAYER & CO. ) founded his own glass-making company in Munich in 1870. The company, which was appointed the Royal Bavarian Art Institute for Stained Glass by Ludwig II in 1882, was immensely successful internationally and exported a large number of windows to the United States. It remained in operation after F.X. Zettler's death and in 1939 merged with Mayer & Co.
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|Building:||CO. MEATH, ROSNAREE, CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY OF MARY (RC)|
|Nature:||Pictorial glass in sanctuary.|
|Refs:||Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 477|