Johann Alexander Thiele

1685-1752 Germany/Baroque

 

Brief Biography-Johann Alexander Thiele, landscape painter and printer, was born in Erfurt, Germany. He was mostly self-taught but had instruction from the artist Christoph Ludwig Agricola. During his prime years he became painter to the court of Arnstadt, Dresden, Kassel, Braunschweig and the King of Poland. His works are especially noted for his landscapes along the river Elbe and mountain regions. In Dresden, Franz de Paula Ferg painter of ruins and conversations inserted staffage into his paintings. He died in Dresden in 1752.

 

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dresden from the
loessnitz heights

dresden from the loessnitz heights


elbe landscape

elbe landscape

landscape along
the elbe

landscape along the elbe

prospect of the chur
sachsian fortress

prospect of the chur. sachsian fortress sonnenstein

view over the river
elbe to dresden

view over the river elbe to baroque dresden

canaletto with
thiele and dietrich

canaletto with thiele and dietrich by bellotto