Johann Friedrich August Tischbein

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Self portrait of 1800

Johann Friedrich August Tischbein (9 March 1750, Maastricht – 21 June 1812, Heidelberg) was a German painter. He was the most notable painter from the second generation of the Tischbein family of portrait painters and was known as the Leipziger Tischbein (the Tischbein from Leipzig). He was the son of the theatre painter Johann Valentin Tischbein and the cousin of Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein.


  • Edmond Michel: Biographical Study on Tischbein, German painters of the 18th century. Lyon 1881.
  • Adolf Stoll: The painter Johann Friedrich August Tischbein and his family. A picture of life according to the records of his daughter Caroline. Strecker & Schröder, Stuttgart 1923. (With works)

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