Alfred Johannot

Alfred Johannot (* March 21, 1800 in Frankfurt am Main, † December 7, 1837 in Paris) was a French engraver and painter.

Alfred Johannot was the brother of Charles and Tony Johannot. He learned the art of engraving copper with his brother Tony and constructed the copper and vignettes to the expenses of the French translations of Walter Scott, James Fenimore Cooper and Lord Byron.

Later he devoted himself to painting and transferred to it the easy, pleasing way that had his engravings gives a favorable reception. Among his paintings are characterized:

  • The arrest of Jean de Crespierre under Richelieu (1831 ),
  • The advent of Mademoiselle de Montpensier during the Fronde in Paris ( 1833),
  • The visit of Charles V. with Francis I in prison to Madrid ( 1834),
  • Henry II, Catherine de Medicis and their children (1835 )
  • The departure of Mary Stuart of Scotland (1836 )
  • The Duchess of Guise at the court of Charles IX. and
  • The Battle of Pratteln.