Johann Andreas Graff

male / German
Nuremberg 1637-04/1637-05-02
baptized 2nd May 1637 (Tacke et al. 2001)
Nuremberg 1701-12-06
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
husband of the German/Dutch artist Maria Sibylla Merian (marriage in 1664 or 1665, divorce after 1684); father of Dorothea Maria Gsell and Johanna Helena Herolt
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Frankfurt am Main 1653 - 1658
    c. 1653-1658; apprenticeship with Jacob Marell
  • Venetië 1658 - 1660
    c. 1668-1660
  • Rome 1660 - 1664
    c. 1660-1664
  • Frankfurt am Main 1665 - 1670
    1665 marriage with Maria Sybilla Merian, step-father of Maria Sybilla Merian
  • Neurenberg 1670 - 1682
  • Frankfurt am Main 1682 - 1685
    In 1686 his wife, Maria Sybille Merian, left him and travelled with her daughters to the Netherlands
  • Wieuwerd 1686
    travelled after his wife, visited several cities in Holland
  • Neurenberg 1692 - 1701
    In 1692 he was officially divorced; remarried 25 June 1694 to Anna Maria Hofmann (Tacke et al. 2001).
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
still life, vanitas (still life), flower piece, fruit piece, portrait, architecture (genre)
Creation date: 1991-12-15; Last modified date: 2023-05-16


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