Karl Anton Hickel (1745-1798)
Artist associated with 5 portraits
A portrait painter in Southern Germany and Switzerland, Karl Anton Hickel went to Paris in 1786, where he fulfilled numerous portrait commissions, and counted Empress Marie Antoinette among his sitters. Forced to leave France following the French Revolution, he became an artist of note in London, where he painted the portraits of many prominent figures.
All paintings by this artist on the BBC Your Paintings website