Johann Friedrich Bolt, The Same Nude from 2 Opposite Directions

Bolt, Johann Friedrich (1769 Berlin 1836). The Same Nude from two Opposite Directions. Two resting male nudes. Etching. Inscribed: N. IV. / Fr Bolt d(el) et sc 1800., otherwise in German as before. 5⅞ × 7¾ in (15 × 19.7 cm).

Double of the Hetjens Museum, Dusseldorf. – The “N” of the inscription side-inverted. – Weakly foxspotted.

“ 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).

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