Pierre Jean David d'Angers (French, Angers 1788–1856 Paris)
French, after a German (Dresden) model
Height: 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm)
Gift of Jospeh G. Reinis, 1997
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 552
Tieck (1773–1853) was a German Romantic literary lion. International reciprocity between art and literature can be said to have peaked in the portraiture of David d’Angers, which captured geniuses from all parts of Europe.