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FÜSSLI, Johann Rudolf, the Elder (1709 - 1793), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FÜSSLI, Johann Rudolf, the Elder (1709 - 1793), Painter

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Swiss, 18th century, male.

Born 5 September 1709, in Zurich; died 12 September 1793, in Zurich.


Johann Rudolf Füssli the Elder studied in Zurich under the guidance of the painter and engraver Johann Melchior Füssli. In Paris he executed miniatures under the guidance of Loutherbourg.

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