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Johann Philip Lemke

male / German
Nationality/school
German
Born
Nuremberg 1631-05/1631-05-19
baptized 19 May 1631
Deceased
Stockholm 1711-04-13
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Active in
  • Hamburg 1646
    pupil of Evert Decker (until his death in 1647) and Matthias Scheits
  • Haarlem 1649 - 1651
    pupil of Jacob de Wet I
  • Neurenberg 1651 - 1653
    assistant to painter G. Strauch; master in the guild on 3 November 1653 (Tacke et al. 2001)
  • Rome 1653 - 1673
    was probably in Italy from from 1653 onwards
  • Venetië 1665
    In Venice he signed a drawing with a cavalry battle scene as 'Gio Filippo Lemke Venetia 1665' (Benedict 1922).
  • Neurenberg 1673 - 1683
    back in Nuremberg in 1673
  • Stockholm 1683 - 1711
    arrived October 1683 in Stockholm, invited by King Karl XI; court painter in the field of bataille paintings, a.o. for Drottningholm Slott; under supervision of E. Dahlberg
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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.
battle, hunting scene, genre
Medium/technique
red chalk, oil paint, watercolor
Entered on: 1992-01-12; Modification on: 2019-07-08

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