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MELCHIOR, Johann Peter (1742 - 1825), Sculptor, modeller, art critic, porcelain painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MELCHIOR, Johann Peter (1742 - 1825), Sculptor, modeller, art critic, porcelain painter

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German, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 12 October 1742, in Lintorf; died 13 June 1825, in Nymphenburg.

Sculptor, modeller, art critic, porcelain painter.

Johann Peter Melchior was the father of Heinrich Anton and Georg Wilhelm. In 1762, he went to France, and then returned to Koblenz, establishing himself first in the Palatinate and later in Nymphenburg. He was one of the most famous

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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