Karl Schleich

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Johann Karl Schleich (the younger), also Carl Schleich (* 1788 in Augsburg , † 1840 in Munich ) was a German engraver .


He was the son of the Augsburg copper engraver Johann Karl Schleich (1759–1842) and Thekla Hessler . He also learned copperplate engraving from his father. Together with his father, he was appointed to the Topographical Bureau in Munich in 1805 , where he specialized in engraving maps. Together with his father he also worked on Adrian von Riedl's Stromatlas von Baiern .

On August 19, 1818, as a 30-year-old student of copper engraving, he was entered in the register of the Munich Royal Academy of Fine Arts under the number 469 .

Schleich later seems to have specialized in engraving landscape motifs.

Works (selection)

  • Liebfrauenmünster in Ingolstadt , steel engraving, around 1840 ( online )
  • Landscape near Munich , etching, 1810
  • Area in Upper Bavaria , etching, around 1810
  • Heinrich Graf von Reigersberg (1770-1865) , copper engraving ( online )
  • Franz Ludwig von Erthal , Prince-Bishop of Würzburg, copper engraving after Rosalie Treu
  • Collection: View of the mineral bath Schäftlarn according to Johann Jakob Dorner - landscape with cattle and standing shepherd according to Max Josef Wagenbauer - landscape with cattle and seated shepherd according to Wagenbauer - farmer family with cattle and milking maid in landscape - river landscape with farmsteads in the background - forest landscape with Wanderern , Verlag Frauenholz, Nuremberg 1801
  • Highest peak of the Kreuzberg , copper engraving, around 1816


Individual evidence

  1. Matriculation book entry
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