Johann Friedrich Bolt, Male Half-length Portrait

Bolt, Johann Friedrich (1769 Berlin 1836). Male half-length portrait to the right. Etching. 2 × 2⅜ in (5 × 5.9 cm).

“ 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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