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JOACHIM VON SANDRART (s6o6-1688)

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Originally appearing in Volume V24, Page 141 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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JOACHIM VON SANDRART (s6o6-1688), German art-historian and painter, was born at Frankfort, and after studying in Germany, Holland and England, went in 1627 to Italy, where he became famous as a portrait-painter. He subsequently revisited Holland and then settled in Nuremberg, where he died. His " Peace-Banquet, 1649 " is in the town hall there. He is best known as the author of books on art, some of them in Latin, and especially for his historical work, the Deutsche Akademie (1675-16i9), of which there is a modern edition by Sponsel (1896).
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