Month: October 2017

Anton Raphaël Mengs (Raphaël also spelled Raffaël)

Born in Bohemia in March 12, 1728, Mengs became one of the most important court painter in Dresden, Rome and Madrid in the third quarter of the eighteenth century. He was perhaps the leading artist of early Neoclassicism. Whereas Meng’s portraits of prominent sitters are notable for their delicacy, meticulous detail and refined beauty, his […]