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Last NameCarus    
Given NameCarl Gustav    
alt. NamesC. G. C. ;     
MarriageCaroline née Carus (1784-1859)    
Children6 sons & 5 daughters, among them Charlotte (1810-1838)    
Year born1789 in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany    
Year died1869    
Place of deathDresden, Saxony, Germany    
Father's occupationGottlob Ehrenfried Carus (1763-1842)    
Relatives    
Educationstudied 1804-11 chemistry, physics, medicine at University of Leipzig    
Country of ActivityGermany    
Worked forSamuel Brookes (1xxx-1838); Julius Victor Carus (1823-1903); C. G. Carus: Briefe über Goethe's Faust, 1835; idem: Goethe, zu dessen näherem Verständnis, 1843; C.G.C.: Neuer Atlas der Cranioskopie mit 30 Tafeln merkwürdiger Totenmasken und Schädel, 1864;     
Patronagemedical attendant of King Anton of Saxony & of his son Friedrich August; prof. of obstetrics & director of the maternity clinic in Dresden     
Collaboratorspainter Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840) ; w. -> J. W. v. Goethe ;
w. engr. -> Hüllmann & -> J.F. Schröter & -> Zumpe ; lith. -> J.E. Assmann & M. Krantz    
Techniquesanatomical, esp. cranological, botanical, geological, meterological, topographic & zoological drawing & painting; mostly known for landscape painting    
Sample(s)http://germany.intofineart.com/htmlimg/image-38779.htm    
Archival sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Gustav_Carus ;    
Published sourcesAKL 17 1997: 2 ; ThB 6 1912: 95; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78; Kury 2014: 166-7; Wolfgang Genschorek: C.G.C. Arzt, Künstler, Naturforscher, Leipzig 1980; C.G.C. - Natur und Idee / Wahrnehmung und Konstruktion. 2 Kataloge einer Ausstellung der Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden und der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, 2009, esp. vol. 1 (Katalog), pp. 156-171, 182-185, 219, 226, 238-285 & vol. 2 (Essays), pp. 61-62, 73-91, 179-192, 241-270    
otherC. G. C. was active as painter, writer, natural scientist & philosopher, psychologist, anatomist and medical doctor. Further Places of Activity: Switzerland, Italy, and France.    
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