Anton Graff (1736-1813)

Do you think you may own a painting by Anton Graff? We perform art authenticationsart appraisalsart research and provide Certificates of Authenticity (COA) as well as consultations, for all paintings by Anton Graff.

Graff painting, Self-Portrait

Self-Portrait

Graff painting, Portrait of Princess Louise Auguste

Portrait of Princess Louise Auguste

Anton Graff was an 18th century German painter. Though born in Switzerland , Graff spent much of his life in Germany , and is considered by some art historians to be one of the most important painters of his time.

Graff painting, Portrait of Prince Heinrich XIII

Portrait of Prince Heinrich XIII

Graff served as a lecturer at the Dresden Academy , and was a highly sought after portrait painter. Towards the end of his life, Graff painted mainly landscapes, most likely due to failing eyesight or health conditions. He was a very prolific painter, and today, more than 2000 of his works survive.

Graff painting, Portrait of Conrad Ekhof

Portrait of Conrad Ekhof

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