Sandrart, Joachim

PAINTER, WRITER (GERMANY)
BORN 12 May 1606, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen - DIED 14 Oct 1688, Nürnberg, Bayern
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.

Images

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

 

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


Sandrock, Adele

Published: 1 Jan 2006
Last update: 2 Jun 2018