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REICH, Johann Christian (1740 - 1814), Medallist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
REICH, Johann Christian (1740 - 1814), Medallist

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German, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 2 April 1740, in Eisenberg (Thuringia); died 21 March 1814, in Fürth.


Johann Christian Reich was a court medallist. His son, Johann Matthias Reich, who was born in Fürth in 1768, was also a medallist, and the two worked together from 1789 to 1800. They both engraved commemorative medals for important events of the time, such as the Suppression

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