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KRAFFT, Johann Peter (1780 - 1856), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KRAFFT, Johann Peter (1780 - 1856), Painter, engraver

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Austrian, 19th century, male.

Born 15 September 1780, in Hanau-am-Main; died 28 October 1856, in Vienna.

Painter, engraver (etching). History painting, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes. Murals.

[not available online]Krafft studied at the art academy in Vienna. He then went to study in Paris, where his teachers were Gérard and David. After returning to Vienna in 1805, he travelled to Italy. He was a member of

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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