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Johann Heinrich Tischbein

German artist

Died when: 66 years 323 days (802 months)
Star Sign: Libra

 

Johann Heinrich Tischbein

Johann Heinrich Tischbein the Elder, known as the Kasseler Tischbein, (3 October 1722, Haina – 22 August 1789, Kassel) was one of the most respected European painters in the 18th century and an important member of the Tischbein family of German painters, which spanned three generations.

His work consisted primarily of portraits of the nobility, mythological scenes, and historical paintings.For his mythology paintings his models were mostly members of the upper nobility.


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