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ROOS, Johann Heinrich (1631 - 1685), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROOS, Johann Heinrich (1631 - 1685), Painter, engraver

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German, 17th century, male.

Born 27 October 1631, in Otterberg (Palatinate); died 3 October 1685, in Frankfurt am Main.

Painter, engraver (etching). Figures, portraits, animals.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online]The drawings of Johann Heinrich Roos show an admirable sincerity and a masterful sureness of execution. His animals and figures are comparable to those of Jacopo Bassano dal Ponte or of Castiglione. He

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