Christian Friedrich Boetius

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Christian Friedrich Boetius (or Boece; 1 April 1706 – 13 December 1782) was a German engraver.

Born at Leipzig, he was a pupil of Paul Christian Zink and C. A. Wartmann, and resided chiefly at Dresden, where he was made professor of the Electoral Academy in 1764. He engraved several of the plates for the Dresden Gallery, some portraits, and various other subjects. He died at Dresden in 1782. The following are among his best prints:


This article incorporates text from the article "BOETIUS, Christian Friedrich" in Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers by Michael Bryan, edited by Robert Edmund Graves and Sir Walter Armstrong, an 1886–1889 publication now in the public domain.