Wilhelm Barth biography
Facts about Wilhelm Barth life & painting
Information on Wilhelm Barth life
Wilhelm Barth, a German painter and graphic artist, born in 1779. From 1796 through to 1803 he worked as an artist of the Royal porcelain manufactory in Berlin. From 1809 till 1815 Barth worked in Latvia, where he fulfilled more than 46 views of Riga and its suburbs. He came to St. Petersburg at the end of the 1810s and stayed there for several years, having fulfilled several series of views of the city.