German and Austrian Paintings of the Eighteenth Century

This catalogue follows German and Austrian Paintings of the Eighteenth Century, an exhibition of 41 paintings and drawings from Central Europe.

This exhibition is the first of its kind in Chicago, and the majority of the objects have never been displayed or reproduced before.

The show includes paintings by the major Central European artists Johann Michael Rottmayr, Franz Anton Maulbertsch, and Anton Raphael Mengs.

The subjects of the paintings include mythological, religious, historical, and genre scenes painted on canvas, wood, and copper.


Edward Maser

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56 pages, 20 black and white plates

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