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Carl Ernst Christoph Hess

male / German
Qualifications
engraver (printmaker), reproductive printmaker
engraved paintings after Rembrandt, Rubens, Raffael, G. Reni, Honthorst and G. Dou
Nationality/school
German
Born
Darmstadt 1755-01-22
Deceased
München 1828-07-25
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Active in
  • Straatsburg
  • Mannheim
  • Augsburg 1776
  • Düsseldorf 1777 - 1783
    Hess was invited to come to Düsseldorf in 1777 to collaborate on a series of prints after paintings in the collection of the Elector Carl Theodor. In 1782 he even became court engraver.
  • München 1783
  • Düsseldorf 1789 - 1806
    Hess returned to Düsseldorf in 1789 to continue his work on the series of prints after paintings in the collection of the Elector Carl Theodor.
  • München 1806 - 1828
    When the collection was transferred to Munich in 1806, Hess also moved to Munich, where he remained the rest of his life, making countless reproduction engravings
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Creation date: 1992-01-10; Last modified date: 2018-07-29

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