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Johann Conrad Seekatz

male / German
Monogram
SC
Qualifications
painter
Nationality/school
German
Born
Grünstadt 1719-09-04
Deceased
Darmstadt 1768-08-25
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1748 - 1768
Active in
  • Mannheim 1748 - 1751
    Seekatz studied with his brother, Johann Ludwig Seekatz (born 1711), and with Philipp Hieronymus Brinckmann (1709–1761) in Mannheim from 1748–1751. (Turner et al. 1996)
  • Darmstadt 1753 - 1768
    Seekatz became court painter to Landgraf Ludwig VIII von Hesse-Darmstadt in Darmstadt in 1753. (Turner et al. 1996)
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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.
genre, history (as a genre), game piece (still life), fruit piece
Current
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Rococo
In nearby Frankfurt he belonged to the circle of late Rococo painters associated with Goethe’s father Johann von Goethe—Justus Juncker (1703–1767), Christian Georg Schütz the elder (1718–1791), Johann Georg Trautmann (1713–1769). He shared with them a preference for genre scenes and nature studies painted in an eclectic transitional style.
Comment
Oeuvrecatalogi in voorbereiding door: Dr. Josef Straßer, Hubertusstraße 18, 80639 München, tel. 089 175498 en Horst Wilhelm, Asselheimerstraße 8-10, 67269 Grünstadt, tel: 06359 2522.
Entered on: 1992-01-25; Modification on: 2017-11-09

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