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Last NameSpecht    
Given NameAugust    
alt. NamesA. S. ;    
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1849 in Lauffen am Neckar    
Year died1923    
Place of deathStuttgart    
Father's occupation    
Relativeswood engraver ->Carl Gottlob Friedrich Specht (1846-1898) (brother) ; animal illustrator ->Friedrich Specht (1839-1909) (brother)    
Educationtaught by Heinrich Läpple and Albert Kappis    
Country of ActivityGermany    
Worked forJohann Wilhelm Haacke (1855-1912); Georg Friedrich Paul Matschie (1861-1926) ; Johann Andreas Naumann (1744-1826) ; Specht: Tierbilder-Buch 1898. Alfred Edmund Brehm: Tierleben and Die Gartenlaube; W. O. Dietrich: Elephas primigenius Fraasi, Jahresh.Verein vaterl.Naturk.Württemberg 68,1912:42-106 ; Hugo Friedrich Ferdinand Täuber / Taeuber (1872-??)    
Patronage    
Collaborators    
Techniquesnatural, animal, ornithological, and zoological painting, lithography, and drawing    
Sample(s)http://www.artnet.de/K%C3%BCnstler/august-specht/auktionsresultate; http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:August_Specht?uselang=de    
Archival sources    
Published sourcesNissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ## 1773, 2734, 2956, 3925 & 4070 ; AKL ; ThB31 1937:342; Othenio Abel: Neue Rekonstruktion Mammut, Verein Paläo.Abstammungslehre 1913:20f ; Haffer, Hudde & Hillcoat 2014: 98 ;     
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