Benjamin Calau

male / German
Friedrichstadt (an der Eider) 1724-06/1724-06-25
baptized 25 June 1724
Berlin 1785-01-27
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son of Christoph Kallau; brother of Friedrich Calau
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  • Sint-Petersburg (Rusland) 1743 - 1746-02
    served as imperial court painter with his father and brother
  • Riga
    went back to Germany via Riga
  • Leipzig 1752 - 1766
  • Dresden 1752 - 1766
  • Leipzig 1766
    held positions in the Leipziger gild from 1766 on
  • Berlin 1771
    court painter at the Prussian court
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Entered on: 1991-11-27; Modification on: 2018-10-10


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