Arts Everyday Living: Art of Portraiture—A Romantic Poet and Author in Italy

Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein, Goethe in the Roman Campagna, 1787, oil on canvas, Stadel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany

German artist Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein (1751-1829) was a skilled portraitist of famous figures in 18th century, including his fellow country man literary master Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832).

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