peoplepill id: daniel-caffe
|Birth||21 July 1750, Kostrzyn nad Odrą, Gorzów County, Lubusz Voivodeship, Poland|
|Death||16 January 1815, Leipzig, Leipzig District, East Germany (aged 64 years)|
The details (from wikipedia)
Daniel Caffé (21 July 1750 – 16 January 1815) was a German pastel painter of portraits.
Caffé was born in Küstrin, and began his career as a painter of architectural decoration. He traveled to Dresden, where he became a portrait artist. In this way gained access into the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts under Casanova. He was influenced by the neoclassical work of Mengs. After ten years in Dresden, he moved to Leipzig. He was favored by requests from Russian patrons, including Prince Beloselski and Admiral Fyodor Grigoryevich Orloff. He was also known for copying works from Dresden Gallery.
He died in Leipzig, aged 64.
comments so far.