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South Netherlandish, German
Born
Gent 1710-05-08
Deceased
Mannheim 1793-04-05
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Father of Maximilian von Verschaffelt; grandson of Pieter de Sutter (who is sometimes erroneously called his uncle), with whom he worked together in the cathedral in Gendt.
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Biographical information
Education
Accademia di San Luca (Rome)
Member since 1745
Active in
  • Gent
  • Brussel
  • Parijs 1732
    apprentice and collaborator of E. Bouchardon
  • Rome 1737 - 1751
    From autumn 1737 till Autumn 1751 in Rome; He married in 1749 but became a widower already in 1751; With letters of recommendation from Cardinal Alessandro Albani to Lord Dodington in late 1751 to London; Via Purificazione (Noack 1927)
  • Londen (Engeland) 1751 - 1752
    In late summer 1752 from London to Mannheim in the Palatine
  • Mannheim 1752 - 1793
    Since 1752 permanently residing in Mannheim. 2nd marriage in 1753 (?). 1754 and 1767 commissioned by Elector Karl Theodor in Rome, 1756 in Paris. Since 1758 director of the newly founded Mannheim Academy
Teacher at academy/university
Zeichenakademie (Mannheim)
became the director of this Academy in 1752
born in
active in
died in
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.
Christian religious scene, mythology
Creation date: 1994-05-26; Last modified date: 2022-05-16

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