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Anton Graff (1736-1813)

"Anton Graff (18 November 1736 – 22 June 1813) was an eminent Swiss portrait artist. Among his famous subjects were Friedrich Schiller, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Heinrich von Kleist, Frederick the Great, Friederike Sophie Seyler, Johann Gottfried Herder, Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Moses Mendelssohn and Christian Felix Weisse. His pupils included Emma Körner, Philipp Otto Runge and Karl Ludwig Kaaz." - (en.wikipedia.org 21.09.2019)

What we know

Background

was born Winterthur 18. November 1736
Friend Johann Friedrich Bause (1738-1814)
Friend Salomon Gessner (1730-1788) 1765-1788
Friend Adrian Zingg (1734-1816) 1766-1813

Biography

Student Johann Ulrich Schellenberg (1709-1795) Winterthur 1753-1756
lived Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767) Augsburg 1756-1757
lived Johann Leonhard Schneider (1716-1768) Ansbach 1758-1759
professional / worker Johann Leonhard Schneider (1716-1768) Ansbach 1758-1759
lived Augsburg 1759-1766
Traveller Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767) Munich 1763
Traveller Regensburg August 1764-Februar 1765
has met Johann Georg Sulzer (1720-1779) Augsburg März 1764
Traveller Winterthur Ende 1765
Traveller Zürich Ende 1765
has met Salomon Gessner (1730-1788) Zürich Ende 1765
lived Dresden 07. April 1766 - 22. Juni 1813
Traveller Zürich Anfang März 1766
Traveller Augsburg Ende März 1766

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Winterthur8.7267103195190430047.49919891357422000Place of birth // Place of studies // Place of visitdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Augsburg10.8983335494995120048.37166595458984400Place of residence // Place of residence // Place of stay // departed fromdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Ansbach10.5833330154418950049.29999923706055000Place of residence // place of actiondb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Munich11.5666666030883790048.13333129882812500Place of visitdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Regensburg12.0833330154418950049.01666641235351600Place of visitdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Zürich8.5399999618530270047.37861251831055000Place of visit // Place of stay // departed fromdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Dresden13.7383613586425780051.04925918579101600Place of residencedb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622

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