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SCHEFFER VON LEONHARDSHOFF, Johann Baptist (1795 - 1822), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SCHEFFER VON LEONHARDSHOFF, Johann Baptist (1795 - 1822), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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Austrian, 19th century, male.

Born 30 October 1795 or or, in Vienna; died 12 January 1822, in Vienna.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits.

Nazarenes group.

Johann Baptist Scheffer von Leonhardshoff was trained at the academy of fine art in Vienna. His patron was the count of Salm Reifferscheid, a prince and bishop of Gurk who funded his studies in Italy. He went

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