[German.] [n.d. c.1810.]
Stipple with large margins on three sides. Plate 135 x 82mm (5¼ x 3¼").
Giuseppe Acerbi (1773-1846) the Italian naturalist, Arctic explorer and composer. In 1798 he travelled to Lapland, publishing his experiences in 'Travels through Sweden, Finland and Lapland to the North Cape in the years 1798 and 1799'. He collected some Finnish folk melodies, one of which he used in a clarinet concerto. The portrait was published in 'Allgemeine Geographische Ephemeriden' (Universal Geographical Ephemerides (i.e. encyclopedia)) by Friedrich Bertuch et al.
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