Balduin Wolff

(Hermann) Balduin Wolff (15 July 1819 to 21 November 1907) [1] Was a German painter of the Romantic period, and a chess player.

Born in Schmiedeberg im Riesengebirge (now Kowary ), Silesia (Then Prussia, now Poland), he graduated from a gymnasium of Hirschberg , and Studied at Berlin University of the Arts ( Universität der Künste Berlin ) and Art Academy Düsseldorf ( Staatliche Kunstakademie Düsseldorf ).

He drew a game with Louis Paulsen in a blindfold simultaneous display at Düsseldorf in 1862. [2]


  1. Jump up^ Chess Personalia: A Biobibliography– Jeremy Gaige (1987 McFarland), p. 468
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