Adam von Bartsch

Bartsch, Adam von (Johann Adam Bernhard von Bartsch)äˈdäm fən bärch, 1757–1821, Austrian engraver, etcher, and writer. His critical catalog, Le Peintre Graveur (21 vol., 1803–21), is still authoritative. Bartsch executed over 500 plates from his own designs and from those of others.

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