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MEYER, Heinrich III (1760 - 1832), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MEYER, Heinrich III (1760 - 1832), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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Swiss, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active also active in Germany.

Born 16 March 1760, in Zurich; died 11 October 1832, in Jena.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Mythological subjects, genre scenes.

Heinrich Meyer III studied with Johann Caspar Füssli. From 1784-1789, he lived in Rome, where he met Goethe and became his friend and artistic adviser. Goethe summoned him to Weimar in 1791. Meyer was

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