F A C Prestel (Biographical details)

F A C Prestel (printmaker; painter/draughtsman; German; Male; 1826 - 1890)

Also known as

Prestel, Ferdinand August Christian

Biography

Painter and etcher, son of CEG Prestel. Founder of firm of art dealers in Frankfurt that continued to trade under his name after his death. Apparently closed after 1908. Presented lithographic woodcuts after Dürer to the BM in 1870.
A. Voigtländer-Tetzner (L.196) took over the firm in 1910. He used the name FAC Prestel for his art dealing as well as for publishing.

Bibliography

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