Carl Wilhelm Arldt
Carl Wilhelm Arldt (born January 19, 1809 in Niederruppersdorf at Herrnhut; † 27 October 1868 Loebtau near Dresden) was a German draftsman and lithographer. He produced in the twenties to forties of the 19th century, numerous landscape and portrait lithographs. Arldt, the son of a watchmaker, learned drawing from the high school teacher Christian Gotthelf Müller in Zittau, studied from 1826 to 1830 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Dresden by Carl August Richter in the landscape class. Later he met among others, Ferdinand Hartmann and Heinrich Arnold, but he was expelled due to irregularities from the Academy.