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Bary, Robert Eduard (1813 Dresden 1875). In the Dusseldorf Academy. Front left assumedly self-portrait with moustache + narrow whiskers as well as peaked cap, sitting in front of a sketch sheet and looking to the right out of the picture (4¾ × 3¾ in [120 × 95 mm]). Upper right group of three with vehemently hatching colleague on the left, in the centre the teacher examining the work of the one on the right (2 × 1⅞ in [52 × 48 mm]). Pencil drawing. (1838.) Subject size 6¾ × 8½ in (170 × 215 mm).

AKL VII, 1993, 325; Thieme-Becker II, 587; Müller von Königswinter, Düsseldorfer Künstler, 42. – Sheet 14 of the 4th sketchbook from the Dusseldorf years of study. – Since 1849 teacher, from 1853 professorship at the Dresden Academy.

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“ 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)