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ALBERT OF SAXE-TESCHEN, Casimir (1738 - 1822), Draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALBERT OF SAXE-TESCHEN, Casimir (1738 - 1822), Draughtsman

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German, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 7 November 1738, in Maritzburg, near Dresden; died 1822, in Vienna.


Son of the Saxon king Augustus III and founder of the famous collection of engravings and drawings known as the Albertina. He himself dabbled in art: J. Meyer mentions works drawn by the prince, including Portrait of Prince Moritz of Issenburg, Pole Holding a Stick,

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