Wendel Dietterlin (Dietterlein)
architect, painter, and goldsmith; b. 1550 (at Strassburg); d. 1599.
Dietterlin owes his reputation to his work on civil architecture in five books, the different books appearing under different titles between 1593 and 1599. He painted the ceiling of the great hall of the Lusthaus at Stuttgart with the Creation of the World and the Last Judgment.