Karl Friedrich Ivanovitch Knappe
(1745 - 1808)
Karl Friedrich Ivanovitch Knappe was active/lived in Russian Federation. Karl Knappe is known for painter of animals and plants.
Biography Karl Friedrich Ivanovitch Knappe
The Russian painter Karl Friedrich Ivanovich Knappe was of German origin. He received his first artistic training at the Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg. In 1770, he was promoted to a teacher for an animal painting class. In 1784, he was appointed as the Academy's Counselor and also asked to teach at the German Petri School in St. Petersburg. Karl Knappe' specialties were animal and botanical painting, but he also painted genre paintings and was active as an engraver. Some of his works are well preserved in private collections and at the Pavlovsk Palace in St. Petersburg.Auctionata Auction House