Biography and informationEdit
1754 - 1817-5-13
Engraver cutter; Professor of engraving at the elector of Trier. In 1796 invited from Augsburg to teach engraving class at the Academy of fine arts under contract for 3 years. In 1798 was adopted by the Academy of arts in the "designated"; in 1797 Advisor to the Academy; in 1799, charged with the acceptance in the Academy of arts of prints and engravings from the Warsaw library and the compilation to their catalogue; in 1805 was appointed to the "looking over the prints of the Hermitage." Because of his work, were in the decline of the art of engraving at the Academy was raised to the proper height and education is a whole school of Russian engravers. Under his leadership and with his participation were engraved two large Atlas to the travels of Vice-Admiral Sarychev (1803) and captain Krusenstern (1813) and a number of other works.