des Marées; Gimo (Uppland/Sweden) 1697 – Munich 1776
“ (O)utstanding especially by his use of colors … (Desmarées) is regarded as the most important portrait painter of German rococo ”
“ The tonal values of the material qualities and the direction of light occasionally show almost impressionistic traits and remain mostly unmatched by contemporaries … The full extent of D.s œuvre can hardly be assessed since much in Southern German private estate has not been researched yet … Beside Antoine Pesne and Louis de Silvestre D. belongs to the typical foreign court painters, but takes a leading position particularly acknowledged by contemp. literature ”
(Laurentius Koch in Neue Deutsche Biographie XVI , pp. 143 ff. [online version] and Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon XXVI , p. 393, resp.).
- Lady Anna Elisabetha born and married Bvirette von Oehlefeldt (1704-1728). is born in Nuremberg … and passed away there
- Johann Noa Buirette of Oehlefeld (1682-1728) on Wilhelmsdorff, in Nuremberg
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