ROMBAUER, János
(b. 1782, Lőcse, d. 1849, Eperjes)

Portrait of Historian Ignacius Aurelius Fessler

1821
Oil on canvas, 80 x 66 cm
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

Fessler was the superintendent of the St. Petersburg Lutheran Church. Rombauer painted this portrait during his stay in St. Petersburg and later, in 1840, presented it to the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.