John Gottfried Auerbach

Mühlhausen (Turingia), 1697

John Gottfried Auerbach

Johann or John Gottfried Auerbach (Mühlhausen, October 28, 1697 – Wien, August 5, 1753), was an Austrian painter and etcher.

He painted primarily portraits and battle genre works.

In 1735, he was appointed Imperial Court Painter by Emperor Charles VI. In 1750, he became a member of the Academy of Fine Arts.

Some of his works can be found at the Kunsthistorisches Museum.

Here you can see the artist's works that are part of the collection.