The Son of The Artist, 1879
He became a painter of
excellent portraits for the Berlin society from the Sixties to
the Eighties of the 19th century, portraying women mostly.
For a great many years, every female portrait which Gustav Richter presented was regarded as the best painting of the respective academic art exhibition.
artbook of 1879, Richter is called "possibly the most inspired
artist of Berlin".
For 22 years, his works were deemed as the crowning moments of any exhibition.