Johann Friedrich Dryander

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Portrait of General Jourdan and his adjutant

Johann Friedrich Dryander (26 April 1756, in Sankt Johann, Saarbrücken – 29 March 1812, in Sankt Johann, Saarbrücken) was a German painter.

Dryander created several portraits of French officers, notably:

  • French troops before Saint-Jean-lès-Sarrebruck, on display at the Musée historique Lorrain in Nancy, 1804
  • Portrait of a general, on display at the Fine Arts museum in Rouens
  • Portrait du Général Bella. 1795, Salon-de-Provence
  • Portrait du Citoyen Laboucly, Inspecteur de la Viande. 1794, Saarbrücken
  • Portrait of Dominique Joseph Garat, 1794, Vizille, musée de la Révolution française
  • Portrait du général Jourdan et de son adjudant. 1794, Vizille, musée de la Révolution française.

Two more are mentioned in the Dictionnaire des ventes d'art by Docteur Mireur, 1911:

  • Portrait du colonel du 6° chasseurs. 1795, sold for 445 fr in December 1899, present whereabouts unknown.
  • Général en chef et aide de camp. 1794, sold for 310 fr in 1899, present whereabouts unknown.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Lohmeyer: Die Kunst in Saarbrücken in Mitt. d. rhein. In: Vereins f. Denkmalplfege und Heimatschutz. VI, 1912, 1, p. 64.
  • Ralph Melcher: Johann Friedrich Dryander ein Künstler zwischen Fürstenhof und Bürgerturm. Saarbrücken, Saarland museum 16 September 2006- 7 January 2007 (Catalogue of exhibition)

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