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Johann Michael Fleischmann

A German punchcutter (b. Nuremberg, 1701 or 1707, d. Amsterdam, 1768) who lived in Amsterdam, and practiced his art at Enschedé in Haarlem, from 1743-1768. His work influenced even Bodoni. His foremost typeface is the 8-point roman from 1739. That typeface has seen many digitizations: at the Dutch Type Library, DTLFleischmann (1992, Erhard Kaiser) is based on it. In 2002, Charles Gibbons designed Fleischmann BT Pro, a family heralded by the typophiles as outperforming the DTL Fleischmann. While studying at KABK in 2012, Hrvoje Zivcic did a revival of Fleischmann's 8-point roman from 1739 entitled Slagerij. A liberal revival called Gilly was developed by Porter Gillespie in 2015 at Type@Paris.

Fleischmann created blackletter typefaces such as Holländische Gotisch (1739-1760, digitally revived by Gerhard Helzel; Manfred Klein and Petra Heidorn made the free revival also called Holland-Gotisch, in 2005 and mention that their source was "Nederduits"; see the Fleischmann Flamande), Mediaan Duyts (1744) and Fleischmann Gotisch (ca. 1750, digitally revived by Ingo Preuss in 2004 as Fleischmann Gotisch PT, by SoftMaker in 2016 as Fleischmann Gotisch Pro, and by Alter Littera in 2012 as Nederduits).

Fleischmann was also renowned for his work on music typography. He worked for the publisher Johann Gottlob Immanuel Breitkopf, who was interested in improving the typography of musical notation. Fleischmann created a complex music notation font that proved unsuccessful in the marketplace, but was subsequently used to create many designs including the decorative edging on the first Dutch banknote called the roodborstje (robin0.

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file name: J M Fleischmann Hollaendische Gotisch 1739 1760 Flinsch


file name: Johann Michael Fleischmann Hollaendische Gotisch Groote Canon Duyts 1748


file name: Petra Heidorn Manfred Klein Holland Gotisch


file name: Petra Heidorn Manfred Klein Holland Gotisch 2005 after Johann Fleischmann Nederduits 1750


file name: Petra Heidorn Manfred Klein Holland Gotisch 2005 after Johann Fleischmann Nederduits 1750b


file name: Ingo Preuss Fleischmann Gotich P T 2004 after Johann Michael Fleischmann


file name: Ingo Preuss Fleischmann Gotich P T 2004 after Johann Michael Fleischmann


file name: Soft Maker Fleischmann Gotisch Pro 2016 196897


file name: Soft Maker Fleischmann Gotisch Pro 2016 196899


file name: Soft Maker Fleischmann Gotisch Pro 2016


file name: Hrvoje Zivcic Slagerij 2012


file name: Hrvoje Zivcic Slagerij 2012


file name: Erhard Kaiser D T L Fleischmann


file name: Gerhard Helzel Hollandische Gotisch after J M Fleischmann 1739 1760


file name: Alter Littera nederduits 2012


file name: Charles Gibbons Fleischman B T Pro 2002


file name: Charles Gibbons Fleischman B T Pro Italic 2002


file name: Charles Gibbons Fleischmann B T Pro 2002


file name: Charles Gibbons Fleischman B T Pro Bold 2002


file name: Charles Gibbons Fleischman B T Pro Bold 2002b


file name: fleischmann flamande


file name: imrereiner/imrereiner fleischmann1


file name: imrereiner/imrereiner fleischmann music







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