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WEITSCH, Friedrich Georg (1758 - 1828), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WEITSCH, Friedrich Georg (1758 - 1828), Painter, engraver

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German, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 8 August 1758, in Brunswick; died 30 May 1828, in Berlin.

Painter, engraver (etching). Historical subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

The son of Johann Friedrich Weitsch, Friedrich Georg Weitsch was the pupil of Wilh. Tischbein in Kassel in 1776. In 1784 he went to Italy with his younger brother, the painter Joh. Anton August. In 1787 he was appointed Painter

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