Erhard, Johann Christoph#
b. Nuremberg (Germany), Feb. 21, 1795, d. Rome (Italy, suicide), Jan. 20, 1822, painter and etcher, studied in Nuremberg, 1816 travelled with J. A. Klein to Vienna where he did landscape and plant studies, 1818 hiked with Klein and other artist friends to the Salzkammergut region and to Salzburg, 1819 travelled to Rome; documented Austrian regions in numerous drawings and etchings.
Works#Landscape series: Aus den Umgebungen des Schneebergs, 1817/18; Studien aus dem Salzburgischen, 1818.
Literature#R. Schoch (ed.), J. C. E. (1795-1822), exhibition catalogue, Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nuernberg, 1996.