1828, oil/canvas/cardboard, 56,5 x 48 cm. - The label originally on the reverse, identifying the portrayed a. the artist is extant a. ready for inspection. - Simon, Saxonian jurist, wrote a chronicle of the town of Zschopau. - Landscape a. portrait painter from one of the most renowned Baltic noble families, studied at the Dresden academy in 1828, travelled Europe, in 1837 he settled in St. Petersburg where he portrayed among others the admiral A. von Krusenstern, exhibited at the St. Petersburg a. Reval academies, in 1855 he moved to Munich where he made friends with W. von Kaulbach. - Mus.: Reval. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit.