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Flettner or Flötner, Peter (c.1485–1546). German Renaissance architect and sculptor. He designed the fountain, Marktplatz, Mainz (1526), and the Hirschvogelsaal, Nuremberg (1534—destroyed). His Kunstbuch (Art Book— 1549) contained elaborate and masterly designs for arabesques and one design for grotesque ornament that remained influential long after his death.