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Johann Friedrich Augustus
Tishbein

Netherlands 
1750−1812
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He studied with his uncle, Johann Heinrich Tishbeyna. He worked in many German cities, in France (1772-77), the Netherlands, Italy (1777-80). In 1806-08 visited St. Petersburg, where he performed a series of court portraits. The best works of Tishbeyna differ in the severity of the composition and at the same time (under the influence of sentimentalism) the intimacy of the images and the softness of colors (self-portrait, 1782, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam). Wilhelm (Johann Heinrich Wilhelm), (15.2.1751, Haina, Hessen — 26.6.1829, Eytin, Schleswig-Holstein), known for his friendship with Goethe "Goethe-Fishbein", a cousin of August. I also studied with Johann Heinrich T. Lived and worked in Italy (1779-99), Kassel (1799-1800) and Hamburg (1801-08).

German painter, representative of classicism. The brother of Ludwig, Philip Terban, pupil of his cousin Johann-Heinrich Wilhelm, Fishbein and uncle Johann-Heinrich Cisban Older.

Perfected in Italy and Paris, visited Vienna and worked in Kassel and valdoxan the courts, in Gaga, in Dessau (1795-99.) and finally in Leipzig, where in 1800 he was Director and Professor of the Academy of arts.

Arriving in 1806 in St. Petersburg for the inheritance after his brother has been here for a while and wrote a few portraits, among others the Grand Duchess Catherine Pavlovna, August von Kotzebue Chinese physician Tsultan Lama. From the works it should also mention the nine pastel images of princes and princesses of the house of orange (Amsterdam Museum) and painted in oil-paint portraits of the wife of Wilhelm V of orange (in the Hanover Museum), Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna (in the Weimar Palace), the Prussian Princess Friederike (Haskoy gallery), Schiller (Leipzig Museum) and the girl who plays the lute (in the Berlin national gallery).

The best works of Tishbeyna differ in the severity of the composition and at the same time (under the influence of sentimentalism) the intimacy of the images and the softness of colors

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