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Article: 3602  

Stenglin, Johann (1710/15-1776) Germany, Russia Mikhail Fedorovich, Tsar and Autocrat of All Russia. (1742 - 1777)

Mezzotint, paper
34,5 x 24,3

Johann Stenglin (1700–1710, Augsburg, Holy Roman Empire - 1777, St. Petersburg, Russian Empire) was a Bavarian mezzotint engraver and miniaturist who worked in Russia for a significant part of his life.
Born in the family of a wealthy burgher; studied engraving, as is believed, under the guidance of Johann Georg Friedrich Bodener (1691-1730) - a representative of the famous Augsburg dynasty of mezzotintists;
In 1741, at the invitation of Academician Y. Y. Shtelin, Shtenglin arrived in St. Petersburg and began working at the then newly opened art department of the Academy of Sciences. Then at the Art Academy.
Stenglin depicted one hundred Russian tsars based on portraits of various authors.
Mikhail Fedorovich Romanov ascended the throne in 1613, after the so-called. A mixture of time, being the founder of a dynasty that ruled in 1917.

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