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Wilhelm Trautschold (1815-1877)

Artist associated with 3 portraits
Wilhelm Trautschold was a German painter and printmaker. He trained at the Berlin Akademie der Kunste and in Dusseldorf. Trautschold established a reputation as a prolific portrait painter, although he also produced genre pieces and animal paintings. In 1851 he went to Italy, visiting Rome and Florence before returning to Germany. After living for a while in Berlin, in 1860 Trautschold returned to England and settled in London, occasionally visiting the Continent.

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James Sheridan Knowles

by Wilhelm Trautschold
oil on canvas, exhibited 1849
NPG 2003


Thomas Graham

by Wilhelm Trautschold
oil on canvas, 1850-1875
On display in Room 27 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2164


Eliza Cook

by Henry Adlard, after Wilhelm Trautschold
stipple engraving, 1840s-1850s
NPG D34086