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Ferdinand Ruscheweyh

1785–1846, Neustrelitz

Ferdinand Ruscheweyh first studied under Daniel Berger in Berlin and later attended the Vienna Academy. In 1808 he went to Rome, where he joined the group of Nazarenes around Peter von Cornelius and Friedrich Overbeck and became one of its leading reproductive engravers. He lived and worked in the city until 1832.