Bocksberger, Johann Melchior#
b. Salzburg, between 1525 and 1535, d. Regensburg (Germany), 1587, son of Johann Bocksberger the Elder. From 1560 worked in Salzburg and Southern Germany (Augsburg, Munich, Ingolstadt, Passau, Landshut, Regensburg). At Trausnitz castle (Landshut) he painted frescoes on walls and ceilings (1579). His fresco "David and Goliath" at the Goliath house at Regensburg was later partly altered.
Further works#Hunting scenes, battle paintings. His illustrations of the Bible and of Livius' works were used as models for wood engravings by J. Ammann, 1564-1570.