Catalogue ArchiveNovember 2015 → Ludwig Doell (Gotha 1789 - Altenburg 1863) - Portrait of king Friedrich August I

Ludwig Doell (Gotha 1789 - Altenburg 1863) - Portrait of king Friedrich August I


Portrait of king Friedrich August I

Lot-Nr. 18 | Ludwig Doell (Gotha 1789 - Altenburg 1863)


Portrait of king Friedrich August I | Reserveprice 8.000 €

Oil/canvas, 64,5 x 49 cm, lo. le. sign. a. dat. A. Doell pinx. Ao. 1808, some rest. - Friedrich August I was king of Saxony since 1806. - German portrait a. history painter from a family of artists. D. was taught by his father, the painter to the court in Gotha, Hüfner as well as H. Meyer in Weimar. Since 1806 he studied at the Dresden academy under J. Grassi. After 1809 he accompanied his teacher to two long journeys to Italy. Commissioned by Herzog August he founded a drawing school in Altenburg in 1812. D. developed into the leading painter of that town who was very sought-after for his portraits; his house was in the middle of artist life.

Search in the catalogue

oder gezielt auswählen:

Consign to our next auction

Consignments to our next auction in April 2020 are welcome any time. We are looking forward to your contact.


Next Auction Dates

  • 25 April 2020