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KAGER, Johann Mathias (1575 - 1634), Painter, miniaturist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KAGER, Johann Mathias (1575 - 1634), Painter, miniaturist, engraver, draughtsman

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German, 17th century, male.

Born 1575, in Munich; died 1634, in Augsburg.

Painter, miniaturist, engraver, draughtsman, architect. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, portraits. Murals.

[not available online]Kager was a pupil of Pieter de Witte. He subsequently went to Rome and continued his studies with the best teachers. On his return to Germany, the Elector Maximilian of Bavaria appointed him court painter.

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