Joseph Brulliot

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Joseph August Brulliot (also Josef Augustin ; * 1739 in Mannheim ; † August 9, 1827 in Munich ) was a German painter .


Brulliot's first known station is the Düsseldorf Art Academy . Nothing more is known about his training as a history painter and his way to Mannheim. He became a professor at the Düsseldorf Academy and from 1760 also inspector of the Düsseldorf Gemäldegalerie . He created a large part of his works in Düsseldorf, a large part of which was destroyed in a fire in 1794.

Brulliot followed the gallery to Munich with his family in 1805. There he also became inspector of the gallery. He held this office until his death. He died after a short illness. Works by him have been preserved in Düsseldorf, the art academy there is keeping the work Abraham wants to sacrifice Isaac .

The art historian Franz Brulliot was his son and the lawyer, singer and actor Karl Johann Brulliot was his grandson.


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  1. a b Nekrolog auf Joseph Brulliot , in: Kunstblatt dated August 27, 1827, p. 276.