Swieten, Gottfried van


Basic data

  1. October 29, 1733 in Leiden
  2. March 29, 1803 in Wien
  3. Diplomat
  4. Wien


(Source: Wikimedia)
Prunksaal ("hall of splendor"), part of today's Austrian National Library, in the space of the former Imperial Library, of which Van Swieten was head (Source: Wikimedia)
Van Swieten, c. 1790 (Source: Wikimedia)
Mozart, about 1780. Detail of Mozart family portrait by Johann Nepomuk della Croce (Source: Wikimedia)
Joseph Haydn as portrayed by Thomas Hardy, 1792 (Source: Wikimedia)
Portrait of Beethoven as a young man by Carl Traugott Riedel (1769–1832) (Source: Wikimedia)
Bildnis des Swieten, Blaschke, János - 1785/1800 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Swieten, Gottfried Freiherr van,  (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)

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