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MOLITOR, Johan Peter (1702 - 1756), Painter, fresco artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MOLITOR, Johan Peter (1702 - 1756), Painter, fresco artist

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 1702, in Schadeck s. Lahn, near Koblenz; died 3 April 1756, in Cracow.

Painter, fresco artist. Historical scenes, portraits, genre scenes.

Johan Peter Molitor trained in Bonn, Berlin and Dresden. In 1734, he settled in Prague where he executed several historical paintings, portraits and genre paintings. He then went to Cracow. He excelled at painting frescoes.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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