Wilhelm Johann Karl Zahn
He became professor in the Prussian Academy of Arts in Berlin, 1829. He superintended excavations at Herculaneum and Pompeii; cast the finest bronzes and silver vases for the Museum Borbonico; and was architect of many fine houses and villas in Pompeiian style in England and the United States.
- The Most Beautiful Ornaments and the Most Notable Pictures from Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiæ (1828–30)
- Ornaments of All Classical Periods of Art (1832–39)
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Rines, George Edwin, ed. (1920). . Encyclopedia Americana.
- Alfred Gotthold Meyer (1898), "Zahn, Wilhelm Johann Karl", Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB) (in German), 44, Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot, pp. 668–670