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Johann Rudolf Huber

Johann Rudolf Huber

Swiss painter
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Intro Swiss painter
A.K.A. Johann Rudolph I Huber, Rudolph Huber, Johann-Rudolf Huber, Johann Rudolf Huber the elder, Johann Rudolf Huber the Elder, Johann Rudolf, the elder Huber, Johann Rudolf, the Elder Huber
Countries Switzerland
Occupations Painter Engraver Politician
Gender male
Birth 21 April 1668 (Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland)
Death 28 February 1748 (Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland)
Star sign Taurus
The details
Biography

Johann Rudolf Huber (April 21, 1668 – February 28, 1748) was an eminent Swiss portrait artist. Among his famous subjects were Charles III William, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor and Albrecht von Haller .

Biography

Huber was born as the son of a landlord in Basel. There, in Bern, Venice and Rome he learned to paint. In 1699 he was appointed court painter at the court in Stuttgart. He did portraits of nearly 5,000 of his contemporaries. He died in Basel.

Huber was one of the most important Swiss painters of his time.

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