August Riedel cul Bayreuth... 7 May 1851 in Bayern
Etching, very rare. Plate 165 x 132mm. 6½ x 5¼".
August Riedel (1799-1883) was a German painter, and son of the architect Karl Christian Riedel. He attended the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich from 1820, where P. Van Lange was his first professor. Van Lange encouraged him to travel to Italy, and Riedel eventually settled in Rome in 1832. His works were popular and collected by the Bavarian Royal Family and other important buyers.
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