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Angelica Kauffman


Angelica Kauffman Portrait
Name
Angelica Kauffman
Birth Year
1741
Death Year
1807
Country
Switzerland
Movement
Neoclassicism

Angelica Kauffman Biography

Angelica Maria Anna Katarina Kauffman was born in Chur, Switzerland, in 1747 into the family of the painter Johann Joseph Kauffman, who gave her an excellent education in the arts. Angelica was very gifted, demonstrating brilliant painting skills, a talent for music, a superb memory and an amazing capacity for languages. As a child, she could speak French, German, Italian and English.


Angelica Kauffman 14 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

Angelica Kauffman Bibliography

German and Austrian Paintings. XV-XVIII centuries. by N. Nikulin. Leningrad. 1989.

Painting of Europe. XIII-XX centuries. Encyclopedic Dictionary. Moscow. Iskusstvo. 1999.

Angelica Kauffmann, R.A. 1741-1807 by Dorothy M. Mayer. Dufour Editions, 1972.

Angelica Kauffman: A Continental Artist in Georgian England by Wendy Wassyng Roworth. Reaktion Books, 1993.

Angelica Kauffmann, R. A., her life and her works by Victoria Manners. Hacker Art Books, 1976.