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German
Born
Mannheim 1740-06/1740-06-07
baptized 7 June 1740
Deceased
München 1799-02-01
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brother of Franz Innocenz Joseph Kobell, father of Wilhelm von Kobell
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was supported by Carl Theodor
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  • Heidelberg 1754 - 1760
    studied law
  • Mannheim 1762 - 1768
    at the drawing academy with P.A. Verschaffelt in 1762, appointed as stage painter of the court in 1764
  • Parijs 1768 - 1770
    traveled there with the diplomat Karl von Sickingen, became a pupil of J.G. Wille for a year and a half
  • Mannheim 1771 - 1777
  • München 1778
  • Mannheim 1779 - 1794
    In 1781 he got acquainted with J.W. Goethe, who bought some drawings of him.
  • Aschaffenburg
    painted the surroudings of Aschaffenburg, including Goldbach
  • Mannheim
  • München 1794 - 1797
    fled for the French army to Munich
  • München 1798 - 1799
    became director of the Gallery that had moved from Mannheim to Munich
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landscape (as genre)
Entered on: 1992-01-11; Modification on: 2018-08-11

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