Educated probably in Aachen , Cologne and the Netherlands . Perhaps he was in Nuremberg , where he could get acquainted with the work of the Master of the Tucher Altar. In 1447 he made the Altar of Saint Barbara . In the years 1451-1453 / 54 together with helpers he painted the main altar for the church of St. Jacob in Nysa . In the years 1464-1466 he decorated the organs of the Augustian church in Kłodzko. His granddaughter Justyna was the wife of a painter and sculptor Jakob Beinhard the elder .
The works of Wilhelm Kalteysen introduced the style of Dutch realism in Silesia. More on Wilhelm Kalteysen