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Joseph Wolf


German-born painter and illustrator. Specialised in animals. Apprenticed as a lithographer in Koblenz before studying art at the Antwerp Academy. Arrived in London in 1848. Established a studio with Johann Baptist Zwecker at 59 Berners Street, London, circa 1860. Illustrated many natural history publications including Henry Walter Bates’s The naturalist on the river Amazons (1863).