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Wilhelm Boettner (1732-1805)-Attrib. "The abduction of Europe", miniature on vellum, 1760/70s 3200 EUR - 25% DISCOUNT = 2400,00 EUR
Wilhelm Boettner (1732-1805)-Attrib. "The abduction of Europe", miniature on vellum, 1760/70s
3200 EUR - 25% DISCOUNT = 2400,00 EUR
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Wilhelm Boettner (1752 Ziegenhain - 1805 Kassel) was the last important court painter and the director of the Academy of Fine Arts in Kassel. He began his studies in 1767 and was a pupil of Kassel artist Johann Heinrich Tischbein the Elder. In 1772 he moved to Dusseldorf; in 1773 stayed in Paris; in 1777 settled in Rome, where he spent his time copying Raphael's works. In 1781, via Vienna and Dresden, he came back to Kassel, where he became a member of the Academy. In 1783/84 he was again in Paris, where he painted portraits of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. In 1784 Friedrich II of Hesse-Kassel appointed him court artist and professor and director of the Kassel Academy.
Condition: good; in brass 19th-century frame in neoclassical style
Creation Year: 1760/70s
Measurements: UNFRAMED:6,8x6,8cm/2,7x2,7in FRAMED: 13,1x11,0cm/5,2x4,3in
Object Type: Framed miniature
Style: Portrait Miniatures
Technique: watercolor on vellum (tondo)
Creator: Wilhelm Boettner
Creator Dates: 1752 Ziegenhain-1805 Kassel
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