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Double portrait of sisters Sophie and Emma Charlotte Constanze von Wylich-Lottum by Friedrich Bury (1763-1823, Germany)

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Friedrich Bury

Friedrich Bury, who was born at Hanau in 1763, studied first under his father, who was a goldsmith and professor in the Academy of Design in Hanau, and then with Tischbein. In 1780 he visited Düsseldorf, and two years later went to Rome; thence to Dresden, and finally settled at Berlin, where he was patronized by the Queen of Prussia. He painted historical pictures and portraits. A 'Cupid triumphant' by him is in the Hague Gallery.

This article incorporates text from the article "BÜRI, Friedrich" in Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers by Michael Bryan, edited by Robert Edmund Graves and Sir Walter Armstrong, an 1886–1889 publication now in the public domain.

 Friedrich Bury (* 13. März 1763 in Hanau † 18. Mai 1823 in Aachen) war ein deutscher Maler. Nach seiner Ausbildung in Hanau und Düsseldorf ging Friedrich Bury nach Rom, Neapel und Oberitalien. Er lebte dort von 1783 bis 1799 und studierte die italienischen Meister. Zugleich knüpfte er in dieser Zeit enge Beziehungen zu dem Maler Anton Wilhelm Tisc...