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MENGS, Anton Raffael (1728 - 1779), Painter, pastellist, copyist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MENGS, Anton Raffael (1728 - 1779), Painter, pastellist, copyist, draughtsman

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German, 18th century, male.

Active in Italy.

Born 12 March 1728, in Aussig (Bohemia); died 29 June 1779, in Rome.

Painter, pastellist, copyist, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits.

Anton Raffael Mengs was the second son of Ismael Mengs. His father was also his first teacher, but seeing the rapid progress made by his son, he sent him to Rome, where he stayed for five

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