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Last NameSchmutzer    
Given NameJacob Matthias    
alt. NamesJ. M. S. ; Jacob / Jakob Mathaeus / Matthias Schmuzer ;    
MarriageAnna née Meyerin (1xxx-1xxx)    
Children    
Year born1733 in Vienna, Austria    
Year died1811    
Place of deathVienna, Austria    
Father's occupationengraver Andreas Schmutzer (1xxx-1xxx)    
RelativesAdam Schmutzer (1xxx-1xxx) (uncle) ; Anton Stieberger (1xxx-1xxx) (stepfather)    
Educationcopper engraving at Vienna Art Academy (1791) and Paris under Johann Georg Wille; teacher: Joseph Ignaz Mülldorfer, Sebastianus ? Zeller    
Country of ActivityAustria    
Worked forNikolaus Joseph von Jaquin (1727-1817) ; Joseph Franz von Jacquin ; Nikolaus Thomas Host ; Leopold Trattinick (1764-1849) ;    
PatronageAustrian emperor Franz (Francis) I: Florilegium Imperiale (with 1314 aquarels, Lack ed, 2006) ; empress Maria Theresia ;    
Collaboratorslandscape painter and engraver ->Lorenz Jantscha ; ->Janos Blaschke ; ->Clemens Kohl ;    
Techniquesbotanical watercolor, drawing and copperplate engraving, and painting    
Sample(s)Florilegium A 1798-1823c ; http://www.harvardartmuseums.org/art/search?field_artist_search=Jacob%20Matthias%20Schmutzer; http://www.artnet.de    
Archival sources    
Published sourcesAKL ; ThB 30 1936: 184 ; Nissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966 ; Walter Lack: Florilegium Imperiale. Botanische Illustrationen für Kaiser Franz I (Munich 2006) ; Lack: Eden 2008 ; Zmölnig, Brigitte: Jakob Matthias Schmutzer (1733-1811) 2008 ;    
otherFounded a copper engravers academy in Vienna; promoted Viennese 'Reproduktionsgrafik'. Further place of activity: France.    
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