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KRAUS, Georg Melchior (1737 - 1806), Painter, pastellist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KRAUS, Georg Melchior (1737 - 1806), Painter, pastellist, engraver, draughtsman

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 26 July 1737, in Frankfurt am Main; died 5 November 1806, in Weimar.

Painter, pastellist, engraver, draughtsman. Historical subjects, figures, portraits, scenes with figures, genre scenes, interiors with figures, landscapes, architectural views.

[not available online] [not available online]Kraus worked in Kassel with Tischbein at first. He went to Paris in November 1762 and studied under Greuze and Fr

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