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AUERBACH, Johann Gottfried (1697 - 1753), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AUERBACH, Johann Gottfried (1697 - 1753), Painter, engraver

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 28 October 1697, in Mühlhausen (Thuringia); died 3 August 1753, in Vienna.

Painter, engraver. Portraits.

After settling in Vienna he quickly built up a fine reputation as a portrait painter. He was appointed Court Painter by the Emperor Charles VI, a title he retained under Empress Maria Theresa. He painted the head of the sovereign and that of Count Althann

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