Johann Heinrich Baumann

1753-1832 Latvia/Baroque

 

Brief Biography-Johann Heinrich Baumann was born in Jelgava. His family were religious and he was sent to study theology in Erfurt, it was there that he began his art studies. He ceased any religious ambitions in favour of art when he returned home. As a hunter he travelled widely, painting mostly animals and hunting scenes. He was also known as a writer of his travelling experiences and was successful as a Latvian playwright. Only 43 of his many works are extant.

 

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bull's head

bull's head


cats

cats


georg konrad nestor

georg konrad nestor


hens

hens


prey

prey


self portrait

self portrait