Martin Engelbrecht

engraver and publisher; 1684 Augsburg 1756

“ Among E.’s employees are renown engravers as Bernhard Christoph Anckermann, Karl Remshard, Johann Georg Ringlin, Johann Gottfried Seutter, Thomas Scheffler, and Friedrich Bernard Werner. Augsburg’s leading position in the trade with copperplate prints is due also to E.’s activities as major publisher. E. is considered one of the most active and prolific publishers in the German-speaking world ”

(Erik Ernst Venhorst in AKL XXXIV [2002], p. 24).

“ Just received the James Figg item safely today. I have a couple questions. Art in general is new to me so I‘m asking you to educate me on this item … First of all I‘m happy with the item, just trying to understand it better … Thanks again ”

(Mr. A. C., March 27, 2008)