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Last NameWolf    
Given NameJoseph    
alt. NamesJ. W. ; Matthias Wolf (till 1846) / Josef Wolf ;    
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1820 in Mörz near Münstermaifeld, Mayen-Koblenz    
Year died1899    
Place of deathLondon    
Father's occupationfarmer and local headman Anton Wolf (1xxx-1xxx)    
Relatives    
Educationlithographical technique by Karl Ludwig Seeger, lithogr. Gebrüder Becker in Coblenz 1836-9, Leyden & Antwerp; since 1848 in London    
Country of ActivityEngland, UK    
Worked forEdward Richard Alston (1845-1881) ; Paul Belloni du Chaillu (1835-1903) ; Daniel Giraud Elliot (1835-1915) ; Philipp Henry Gosse (1810-1888) ; -->John Gould (1804-1881): Century Birds (1830-32) ; Richard Lydekker (1849-1915) ; Sir Richard Owen (1804-1892) ; James Clark Ross (1800-1862) ; Philip Lutley Sclater (1829-1913) ; P.L.S. & & Michael Rogers Oldfield Thomas (1858-1929) ; James Emerson Tennent (1804-1869) ; John George Wood (1827-1889) ; Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings... of the Zoological Society of London (London 1830-1964) ; Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. New Series (London 1875-1922) ; Transactions of the Zoological Society of London (London 1833-1965) ; Verhandelingen over de natuurlijke geschiedenis der Nederlandsche overzeesche bezittingen (Leiden 1839-44/47) ; Jardine: Felinae 1838; -> Hermann Schlegel: Fauconnerie 1844/53; Eduard Rüppell:Vögel Afrikas 1845; Johann Jakob Kaup; Daniel Giraud Elliot: Phasianidae 1870-7; Life&Habits 1874 ; Charles Darwin: Emotions ; W.Wallace: Malay; Harting: Sketch Bird Life 1883; Frantz: FaunaJa ; E Rüppell in Frankfurt a.M. ; Sclater&Thomas:Book Antelopes 1897-8. JG Wood; R Lydekker: Royal Nat. Hist. 1894-5; JW: Poets of Woods 1853 & Zool. Sketches 1861-7 & Life Habits Wild Animals 1873; Richard Owen. AH Palmer: Life JW 1895 is online:http://www.archive.org/stream ; see also www.oiseaux.net/photos/josef.wolf/ ; Arnz & Co. ->Hermann Schlegel, A V. Verster van Wulverhorst; Abbé Nollet: Vorl.über Exp.Naturlehre copper pl. in german ed., 1750; many plates by J.W. were also copied into natural history books by others, incl. A. Brehm: Illustriertes Thierleben, 1865, p. 311.    
PatronageIbis 1867 & Proc. Zoological Society & gardens; Natural History Museum, London;    
Collaboratorslithograher Becker ; lithographer Ernst Kern ; lithographer ->J. Smit ; lithographer -> J. G. Keulemans ; printer M. Hanhart ; printer N. Hanhart ; A. Arnz ; L. C. Martin ; ->P. W. M. Trap ; J. B. Zwecker ; ->Edward Whymper ; J. W. Whymper ; C. H. Whymper ; C. Scheuren ; ornithologist ->D. G. Eliot ; ->John Brandard ;    
Techniqueszoological, mammal, natural, marine, ornithological, and zoological drawing, painting, lithography, chromolithography, sculpture    
Sample(s)http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Wolf ; http://valerie-chansigaud.fr/index.php/histoire-de-l-illustration-naturaliste/galeries/galerie-joseph-wolf     
Archival sourcesVictoria & Albert Museum. Natural History Museum London: www.archive.org/details/cu31924002096166     
Published sourcesAKL ; ThB 36 1947: 211 ; Sawyer 1971: 167 & 201 ; C. E. Jackson: Bird Illustrators 1975: chap. 5 ; Skipwith 1979: 104-23 ; Dance 1989: 126-3 & 162-4 ; Chansigaud 2007: 138,145 & 170 ; Lightman: Victorian Popularizers 2009: 182 ; Prodger 1998: 154 & 160 ; Mengel 1980: 44f. & 48f. ; Haffer, Hudde & Hillcoat 2014: 98 ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ## 96, 1167, 1279, 1647, 1661, 2612, 3037, 3040, 3479, 3781-84, 5095??, 4095, 4449, 4744, 4786, 4788 & 4802 ; Schlegel & Wulverhorst: Traité de fauconnerie (1844-53) ; Colmi 1964: 60 ; Karl Schulze-Hagen & Armin Geus: J. W., animal painter (Marburg 2000) ; Alexander Gall: Lebende Tiere und inszenierte Natur, NTM 25,2 (2017): 201 ; Kemp 2006: 150    
otherFurther Places of Activity: Germany (Düsseldorf) and the Netherlands (Leiden). See also: http://library.avemaria.edu/search?q=au%3AWolf%2C+Joseph%2C&qt=results_page.    
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