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Qualifications
painter, court painter, art agent, academy lecturer, painting conservator
from 1761 court painter
Nationality/school
German, Russian
Born
Stuttgart 1717-04-23
Deceased
Sint-Petersburg (Russia) 1800-02-18
in the literature usually as 18 February 1801
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Johann Christoph Grooth, brother of Georg Christoph Grooth und Johann Nikolaus Grooth, half-brother of Johann Jakob Grooth
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1743 - 1799
Active in
  • Wenen
  • Sint-Petersburg (Rusland) 1743 - 1799
  • Praag
    was commissioned by Czarina Elisabeth Petrowna in 1745 to decorate a picture gallery in Zarskoje Sselop Castle and sent to Prague for the purchase of 150 paintings (Saur 2009)
Teacher at academy/university
Academie van Beeldende Kunsten (St. Petersburg)
from 1759 teacher of painting at the academy of Saint Petersburg
born in
active in
died in
Subjects
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.
animal painting (genre), cat scene, game piece (still life), bird scene
Entered on: 1991-12-15; Modification on: 2018-01-29

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