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Last NameGoethe    
Given NameJohann Wolfgang (von)    
alt. Nameshttp://viaf.org/viaf/24602065    
MarriageChristiane Vulpius    
Children1 (5)    
Year born1749 Frankfurt am Main, Hessen    
Year died1832    
Place of deathWeimar    
Father's occupationjurist Johann Caspar Goethe    
Education1765-8 drawing from Adam Friedrich Oeser (1717-99) at Leipzig Art Academy    
Country of ActivityGermany    
Worked forGoethe: Italienische Reisen; JC Lavater (1741-1801): Physiognomische Fragmente    
CollaboratorsFriedrich Schiller; Tulpin; Alexander von Humboldt; Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland; J.P. Hackert; Wilhelm Tischbein; N Chodowiecki    
Techniquesbotanical, anatomical, geological, meteorological, optical & mineralogical drawing, watercolor & painting    
Archival sourceshttp://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Wolfgang_von_Goethe    
Published sourcesNissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966 ; Pinault 1991: 259; etc. pp.    
othermostly known as author; w. his natural history sketching also active in Italy; France;    

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