Johann Friedrich Bolt

1769 Berlin 1836

“ Since 1779 art pupil at the Academy where he made friends with his class-mate J. G. Schadow … while the print room preserves a comprehensive collection of his own works among which the figure studies in red chalk stand out artistically.

For  the  Berlin  local  research

the  great  number  of  portrait  drawings  is  of  importance ”

(Gero Seelig, Allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon XII, 1996, 415).

“ Subject: Thanks!

Thanks for your kind reply. I wanted to comment that your thoughts on freedom (the quote that you had on the end of your message to me) are exactly the same as my beliefs.

I write, however, because I was surprised to get it from Europe … Although an American, almost all my early family were Huguenots … In fact, my relative, Jan C. is noted as the earliest C. to have arrived in N. America (in 1636, I think) … ”

(Mrs. C. F., November 14, 2003)