Gerhard von Kügelgen (1772-1820)

"Franz Gerhard von Kügelgen (6 February 1772 – 27 March 1820) was a German painter, noted for his portraits and history paintings. He was a professor at the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts and a member of both the Prussian and Russian Imperial Academies of Arts. His twin brother, Karl von Kügelgen, was also a painter of note." - ( 24.10.2020)

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was born Bacharach February 06, 1772
brother of Zwilling Karl von Kügelgen (1772-1832)
Husband of Helene Zoege von Manteuffel (1774-1842) 1800-1820
father of Wilhelm von Kügelgen (1802-1867)
was killed Raubmord 1820


Student Bonn 1786-1789
Student Januarius Zick (1730-1797) Koblenz 1789-1790
Student Johann Christoph Fesel (1737-1805) Since 1790
professional / worker Porträtmalerei Mainz 1790-1791
Traveller Rome 1791-1795
Student Karl Ludwig Fernow (1763-1808) Rome 1791-1795
Traveller Rome, Riga 1795
Traveller Riga, Tallinn 1798, 1798
lived Saint Petersburg 1798-1803
Traveller Saint Petersburg, Rhens 1804, 1804
lived Dresden 1805-1820
lived Weimar 1808-1809
Traveller Paris 1804-1805
Traveller Berlin 1817
portrayed Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) 1810
portrayed Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805) Weimar 1809
portrayed Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803)
portrayed Christoph Martin Wieland (1733-1813)


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