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JOHN, Elias (<i>died</i> 1628), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JOHN, Elias (died 1628), Painter

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German, 17th century, male.

Died 1628, in Freiberg (Saxony).

Painter.

Elias John painted portraits of Luther and Melanchthon (1592), also of Great Elector Christian I (1595) and a painting of the Saviour (1599) for the Council of Freiberg. Other works of his mentioned include a portrait of the Emperor Ferdinand II (1621) and a painting of the Fall of Man (1622), also for the Council of Freiberg.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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