Chodowiecki, Daniel Nicolas
Chodowiecki, Daniel Nicolas an eminent Prussian designer and engraver, of Polish origin, was born at Dantzic, October 16, 1726. He produced a series of twelve plates of The Passion of Christ, which gained him a great reputation. He was elected director of the Academy of Arts and Sciences in Berlin, and died there, February 7, 1801. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.