Tischbein family

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The Tischbein family was a German family of artists, originating in Hesse and spanning three generations. The family patriarch, Johann Heinrich Tischbein (1682-1764), was a master baker at the State Hospital in Haina. The Tischbeins also produced a number of master carpenters. (The name translates as "Table Leg").

Notable members include:

For a complete family tree, see the corresponding article in German Wikipedia.

Further reading[edit]

  • Die hessische Malerfamilie Tischbein. Verzeichnis ihrer Mitglieder und eine Auswahl ihrer Werke. Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Hessisches Landesmuseum, Kassel 1934
  • 3 x Tischbein und die europäische Malerei um 1800. Exhibition catalog (State Museum of Kassel, 2005. Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig, 2006). Edited by Michael Eissenhauer and Hans W. Schmidt. Hirmer, 2005 ISBN 3-7774-2785-3

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