Sandrart, Joachim

PAINTER, WRITER (GERMANY)
BORN 12 May 1606, Frankfurt am Main - DIED 14 Oct 1688, Nürnberg
GRAVE LOCATION Nürnberg, Bayern: Sankt-Johannis Friedhof (C 3 B)

Pupil of Gerard van Honthorst and painter of landscapes and allegorical subjects. He was ennobled in 1653 and one of the leading German artists of his time. Nowadays he is mainly remembered for his "Teutsche Academie Der Bau-, Bild- und Mahlerey-Künste" (1675, Nürnberg), a work of over 260 pages of engraved plates. In 1662 he became the first director of the Academy at Nürnberg.

Sources
• Fischer, Manfred F., Ruhmeshalle und Bavaria, Bayerische Verwaltung der Staatlichen Schlösser, München, 1987
• Aubert, Joachim, Handbuch der Grabstätten berühmten Deutscher, Österreicher und Schweizer, Deutscher Kunstverlag, München, 1973

Images

Joachim Sandrart's grave at the Sankt-Johannis Friedhof, Nürnberg.
Picture by Androom (11 Aug 1998)

 


Sandrock, Adele

Published: 1 Jan 2006
Last update: 10 Oct 2004