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Johann Friedrich Bolt, The Old Invalid Koch in his 100th Year

Berlin – Bolt, Johann Friedrich (1769 Berlin 1836). The Old Invalid Koch in his 100th Year. Full figure of the strolling man walking on a stick. Stipple printed in brown. Inscribed in German as above. 7¼ × 4¼ in (18.3 × 10.7 cm).

The wanted milieu portrait (the namesake of today’s Koch-Straße?) in a doublet of the Hetjens Museums Dusseldorf.

“ Pupil of Daniel Berger, highly influenced by Chodowiecki … gives … in his numerous portrait engravings (about 400), which are drawn scrupulously and are said to be very alike, historically not unimportant documents. Only some of his works in stipple manner have artistic charm … large collection of drawings in red chalk and pencil, because of the many contemporary portraits

interesting for the Berlin local research ,

in the print room there ”

(E. Bock, Thieme-Becker IV, 1910, 255).

Offer no. 15,236 | EUR 198. (c. US$ 239.) + shipping


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(Herr T. L., 9. Januar 2011)