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MENGS, Anton Raphael
Portrait of Johann Joachim Winckelman
1761-62 Oil on canvas, 64 x 49 cm
ID: 44069

MENGS, Anton Raphael Portrait of Johann Joachim Winckelman
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MENGS, Anton Raphael

German Neoclassical Painter, 1728-1779 Painter and writer, brother of Theresia Concordia Mengs. His early career was at the Dresden court; thereafter he worked principally in Rome and Madrid, notably on the frescoes at the Villa Albani and the Palacio Real respectively. As an early exponent of Neo-classicism he produced some impressive classical and religious scenes, though he was most accomplished as a portrait painter. Under the influence of Johann Joachim Winckelmann he also wrote some theoretical works, of which the most important is the Gedanken ber die Schenheit und ber den Geschmack in der Malerey (1762). Although acclaimed during his lifetime   Related Paintings of MENGS, Anton Raphael :. | Maria Luisa of Parma sg | Charles III | Self-Portrait | Judgement of Paris | Johann Joachim Winckelmann |
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