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CONRAD MARTIN METZ (attributed to)
Bonn 1749 - Rome 1827

The engraver, draughtsman and painter Conrad Martin Metz was born in Bonn between 1745 and 1749. He studied in London at the Royal Academy, where he became a pupil of one of the founder members, Francesco Bartolozzi. It was under him that Metz became a highly proficient engraver of classical and religious subjects, eventually moving to Rome (where he died) where he undertook the hugely ambitious project of producing a large-scale engraving in fifteen plates of Michelangelo’s Giudizio Universale.