LENBACH, Franz von
(b. 1836, Schrobenhausen, d. 1904, München)

Portrait of Wilhelm Busch

c. 1877
Oil on cardboard, 54 x 48 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

Heinrich Christian Wilhelm Busch (1832-1908) was a German humorist, poet, illustrator and painter. He published comic illustrated cautionary tales from 1859, achieving his most notable works in the 1870s.