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Joseph Wolf (1820 - 1899)

RA Collection: People and Organisations

German artist who specialized in natural history illustration. Trained in Koblenz and Darmstadt. Moved to the British Museum in 1848 and became the preferred illustrator for explorers and naturalists including David Livingstone, Alfred Russel Wallace and Henry Walter Bates. First exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts in 1849.


Born: 21 January 1820

Died: 20 April 1899

Gender: Male

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