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Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein

1751-1829 Germany/Neoclassicism


Brief Biography-Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein belonged to a large family of painters, and his uncle Johann Jacob tutored him in Hamburg. He studied the old masters in Holland, Germany and Italy and became a successful portraitist. In Rome, he moved to history painting, and in 1789 he befriended Goethe, who he painted in 1788. In Naples, he was director of the Naples Academy of Fine Arts from 1789 to 1799, after which he returned to Germany and settled in the town of Eutingen im Gäu.


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Angel Christine

Angel Christine Westphalen

Christine von

Elisabeth Christine von Braunschweig-Bevern Prussian Queen

Goethe in the
Roman Campagna

Goethe in the Roman Campagna

Hermann and

Hermann and Thusnelda

Diogenes Seeks
a True Man

Diogenes Seeks a True Man

of Prussia

Louise of Prussia wife of Friedrich Wilhelm The Third

Portrait of
a Woman

Portrait of a Woman


Family Scene

The Countess
of Saltykowa

The Countess of Saltykowa and her Family

The Family

Portrait of the Family Saltykowa

Johann Georg

Johann Georg Jacobi

The Man's Strength
or the Reason

The Man's Strength or the Reason

of Swabi

Conradin of Swabia and Frederick of Baden


Princess Saltykowa

Dance of
the Fauns

Dance of the Fauns and the Meneads

children of martin
anton heckscher

the children of martin anton heckscher johann gustav wilhelm moritz