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HICKEL, Joseph (1736 - 1807), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HICKEL, Joseph (1736 - 1807), Painter

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Austrian, 18th century, male.

Born 19 March 1736, in Böhmisch-Leipa (now Ceská Lípa, Czech Republic); died 28 March 1807, in Vienna.

Painter. Religious subjects, genre scenes, portraits.

[not available online]Hickel was extremely precocious, being only 14 when he painted the altarpiece in the church in Hirschberg (Bohemia). When he came to Vienna, he was greatly appreciated by Empress Maria-Theresa who became his patron and sent him

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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