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Last NameRösel von Rosenhof    
Given NameAugust Johann     
alt. NamesA. J. R. v. R. ; R. v. R. ; Roesel ;    
MarriageElisabeth Maria Rosa (1xxx-1xxx) (daughter of surgeon Michael Bertram Rosa (1xxx-1xxx)) in 1737    
ChildrenKatharina Barbara Rösel von Rosenhof (1741-1804) ;    
Year born1705 Augustenburg near Arnstadt, Thuringia    
Year died1759    
Place of deathNuremberg    
Father's occupationcopperplate-engraving and castellan Pius Rösel (1xxx-1xxx)    
Relativesanimal painter Wilhelm Rösel (1xxx-1xxx) (uncle) ; miniaturist Christian F. C. Kleemann (1735-1789) (son-in-law) ; ...    
Educationbrought up as painter & engr., studied art & natural science; apprent. to uncle Wilhelm in Merseburg, Painter Academy Nuremberg    
Country of ActivityGermany    
Worked forR. v. R.: Monatliche Insecten-Belustigung (1746-61/1975-7) ; Natuurlyke Hist Insecten (1764-8) ; Historia nat ranarum nostratium (1753-8) ; Albrecht von Haller ; C. F. C Kleemann: Beiträgen Natur- Insecten-Geschichte ;    
PatronageAugusta Dorothea von Arnstadt-Schwarzburg / Braunschweig Wolfenbüttel ;    
CollaboratorsEliza Albin ; ->C. F. C. Kleemann ; J. J. Preisler ; ->Christian Harrich ; ->C. H. Hemmerich ; ->Martin Tyroff ; ->Georg Daniel Heumann ; ->Christian von Mechel ; ->J. A. Joninger ;    
Techniquesminiature painting, watercolor, copperplate engraving; esp. in natural history & entomology; also portraiture    
Sample(s)www.photo.rmn.fr/LowRes2/TR6/OESYT4/09-551881.jpg ; www.photo.rmn.fr/LowRes2/TR6/6G291N/09-551882.jpg ; .../TR6/LJOU2Z/09--551892.jpg ;    
Archival sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/August_Johann_Rösel_von_Rosenhof ;    
Published sourcesAKL ; biog. by C. F. C. Kleemann (1761) ; Lapage 1961: 27 ; Dance 1989 ; Ford 1992: 55 ; Th. Schnalke: Natur im Bild 1995: 114 & 346 ; Ludwig Malerei 1998 ; Chansigaud 2009: 69 , Beelen 2012: 1 6 28f. ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustr. 1969/78 ##1159, 3464-67 & 4259 ; Gilbert 2000: 58-9 & 96-7 ;    
otherFurther Place of Activity: Denmark. Further relative: still-life painter Franz Rösel von Rosenhof (1626-1700) (grand-father).    
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