Johann Heinrich Schmidt
(1749 - 1829)
Johann Heinrich Schmidt was active/lived in Germany. Johann Schmidt is known for portrait painting, figure.
Biography Johann Heinrich Schmidt
portrait painter Johann Heinrich Schmidt was the son and pupil of the
ducal court painter and Baukommisars in Hildburghausen Johann Thomas
Schmidt. As a 21-year-old, he is from a 1770 oil portrait in Dresden. One
reviewer mentioned that he had only recently arrived in the city, but
have been doing already sold some smaller pastel portraits "of
successful similarity" for the court (Neil Jeffares: Dictionary of pastel ists before 1800, Online edition, update 01/19/2017). It seems plausible that this is existing work, especially the portrait of Frederick is dated August 1770. Following Schmidt travels to Paris in order to attend the Royal Academy with Jean-Baptiste-Marie Pierre to study. 1773
he portrayed in Turin, the
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