Tischbein, Johann Wilhelm Heinrich, called "Goethe-Tischbein", German painter (1751-1829). Autograph letter signed ("W. Tischbein").

Naples, 17 March 1795.

8vo. 2¾ pp. on double leaf.


A fine letter to the art collector and art dealer Johann Friedrich Frauenholz (1758-1822), written during Tischbein's curatorship as head of the Accademia di Belle Arti at Naples. Tischbein discusses a painting which Frauenhold had sent him, and writes about the publication of his works on Red-figure vase painting.

Edges slightly frayed.

Cat. no.: 31 Catalogue: Weimar Classicism Tag: