Hermann Eduard Hartmann

1817 Dorpat 1880

“ … learned in Dusseldorf since 1836, later in Munich, too, lived at Dorpat since 1845, where he was active as portrait painter, mainly as woodcutter … Drew and cut in wood numerous views of Dorpat, Riga … etc., also pictures of Estonian traditional costumes ”

(Thieme-Becker XVI [1923], p. 80).

“ Received the Heron Hawking today, it is exceptionally nice. Thank you for packing so carefully … ”

(Mr. L. A. F., December 6, 2005)