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August Friedrich Reinhardt, 1831-1915

Nationality: German
Date of Birth: 1831.03.20
Place of Birth: Leipzig
Date of Death: 1915.05.16
Place of Death: Dresden


August Friedrich Reinhardt was a landscape painter.


Reinhardt studied at Leipzig Academy with Bernard Neher and Gustav Jäger, and at Weimar with Friedrich Preller (senior). He worked in Rome from 1852 to 1854 where he became acquainted with Franz-Dreber. He also worked in Vienna and Leipzig, settling in Dresden in 1859, where from 1893 until 1911 he was Professor of drawing at l'Ecole des Cadets.

In Venice in 1880 JW was said to have used printing presses owned by Reinhardt (#03600).


Bénézit, E., Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Gravers, 8 vols, Paris, 1954-61.