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Johann Ludwig Wernhard Faesch

 (c.1738 - 1778)
Johann Ludwig Wernhard Faesch was active/lived in Switzerland.  Johann Faesch is known for painting.

Johann Ludwig Wernhard Faesch

Biography from Christie's London, South Kensington

Johann Ludwig Wernhard Faesch specialized in portrait drawings of famous actors and his oeuvre is an important record of the French theatre in the 18th Century.  The first drawing shows Hector and Valère, both characters in the comedy Le Joueur, written by Jean-François Regnard in 1696.  The second drawing shows Miss Dumesnil (1713-1803) as Athalie in the eponymous play by Jean Racine, written in 1691, generally considered one of the greatest tragedies of the 17th Century.

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About  Johann Ludwig Wernhard Faesch

Born:  c.1738
Died:   1778
Known for:  painting