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BULLINGER, Johann Balthazar I, the Elder (1713 - 1793), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BULLINGER, Johann Balthazar I, the Elder (1713 - 1793), Painter, engraver

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Swiss, 18th century, male.

Born 30 November 1713, in Langnau; died 31 March 1793, in Zurich.

Painter, engraver. Landscapes with figures, landscapes.

Johann Balthazar Bullinger the Elder studied under Melchior Füssli and Johann Simmler. He also studied in Italy with Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. On his return to Switzerland, he stayed in Zurich, Solothurn, Neuenburg and Bern. In 1738, he travelled to Düsseldorf and then spent

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