Anton Graff (18 Novembr 1736 - 22 June 1813) was a Swiss Female painter, of the period called Classicism. He mostly did portrait-painting, and was among the most important painters of his time. He knew how to capture the character of the people he painted. Anton Graff left many paintings of the people that were important during his time. In that sense, his paintings are historically significant.
|Died||22 June 1813 (aged 76)|
|Education||Johann Ulrich Schellenberg, Johann Jacob Haid, Leonhard Schneider|
|Known for||Portrait Painting|
|Portrait of Frederick the Great (1781). His masterpiece|
|Awards||1783: Honorary Member of the Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 1812: Honorary Member of the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna and the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich|
|Patron(s)||Royal Courts of Prussia and Saxony|