Catharina Treu

female / German
CT in ligature
painter, court painter
Carl Theodor - Kurfürst von der Pfalz und Bayern
Bamberg 1743-05-21
Mannheim 1811-10-11
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Treu was the youngest daughter of the painter Joseph Marquand Treu. In 1781 she married 'Hofbauern' Jakob König.
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  • Bamberg 1762 - 1766
  • Würzburg
    in 1762 she paints on behalf of Franz Christoph Reichsfreiherr von Hutten zum Stolzenberg three overdoor pieces for the Residence in Würzburg (Saur 1992-)
  • Bruchsal 1766 - 1768
  • Düsseldorf (stad) 1768
  • Mannheim 1769 - 1770
  • Londen (Engeland) 1770
    In 1770 Treu visited London were she worked for the English court.
  • Mannheim 1770 - 1811
    In the service of the elector in Mannheim from 25 November 1769. In 1770 she returned to Mannheim where she remained the rest of her life. From 1776 she was honorary professor at the academy in Düsseldorf.
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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, still life, fruit piece, flower piece, still life of luxuries
Creation date: 1992-01-26; Last modified date: 2023-05-16


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