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Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich

male / German
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CWED
C.W.E.D.
Qualifications
painter, etcher, court painter, museum curator, academy lecturer
Since 1748 inspector of the gallery in Dresden. Dietrich was an eclectic painter, mastering the styles of the 17th- and 18th-century schools, in particular the Dutch-Italianate painters and the Dutch Minor Masters.
Nationality/school
German
Born
Weimar (Thüringen) 1712-10-30
Deceased
Dresden 1774-04-23
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son of painter and engraver Johann Georg Dietrich and Johanna Dorothea Rentsch, daughter of court painter (Weimar) Johann Ernst Rentsch
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Teacher at academy/university
Akademie der Bildenden Künste (Dresden)
At the opening of the Dresden Academy of Art on 2 February 1764 Dietrich was appointed as a professor of painting in the subjects landscape and animals.
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Subjects
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history (as a genre), landscape (as genre), figure
Entered on: 1990-06-01; Modification on: 2018-08-17

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