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Johann Matthäus von Merian

male / German
Qualifications
painter, publisher, art collector, painting collector
his collection was auctioned off in 1716 with a total of 326 paintings, the majority of the collections consisted of works of art of the Dutch and Flemish schools of the 17th century; one painting by Joachim Wtewael is probably Perseus and Andromeda (Louvre, Paris, inv.nr. R.F. 1982-51), seascapes by Jan Porcellis, 6 paintings by Cornelis van Poelenburch, 8 by Jan van Huysum, and paintings attributed to the German school of the 18th century as Georg Flegel and by Matthaus Merian I and Matthaus Merian II
Nationality/school
German
Born
Frankfurt am Main 1659-12-13
Deceased
Frankfurt am Main 1716-05-04
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son of Matthäus Merian II
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Period of activity
1674 - 1716
ca. 1674-1716
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active in
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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.
portrait
Medium/technique
pastel
Entered on: 1992-02-01; Modification on: 2019-01-23

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