Johann Ernst Heinsius
(1731 - 1794)
Johann Ernst Heinsius was active/lived in Germany. Johann Heinsius is known for portrait and figure painting.
Biography Johann Ernst Heinsius
Johann Ernst (Ilmenau 1731–1794 Erfurt), the elder brother of Johann Julius Heinsius ((Hildburghausen 1740–1812 Orléans) has been confused with his more important younger brother since the publication of the monograph by C. Oulmont (Johann Ernst Heinsius - Peintre des Mesdames de France). This has repeatedly led to many inconsistencies in the biographies of the two artists, since as a result of Oulmont’s error they endeavored to harmonize the chronology of Johann Ernst Heinsius’s life with Johann Julius Heinsius’s oeuvre and place of residence.
Until recently scholars referred to only one painter who was active in Weimar and Versailles, Hamburg, Orléans and Thuringia at the same time. For this reason, the oeu
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