Angelica Kauffmann

Angelica Kauffmann

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Maria Anna Angelika/Angelica Katharina Kauffman was a Swiss-Austrian Neoclassical painter. Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name; it is the form she used most often in her correspondence, for documents, and when signing her paintings. She was born at Chur in Graub nden, Switzerland, but grew up in Schwarzenberg in Vorarlberg/Austria where her family originated. Her father, Joseph Johann Kauffman, was a relatively poor man but a skilled painter who was often traveling around for his works. He was apparently very successful in teaching his precocious daughter. She rapidly acquired several languages from her mother Cleophea Lutz, read incessantly, and showed marked talents as a musician. Her greatest progress, however, was in painting; and in her twelfth year she had become a notability, with bishops and nobles for her sittersshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135854844
  • 9786135854848