Autograph Books (also Friendship Books)

Berlepsch family album - Mscr.Dresd.App.2547

One of the most precious pieces in the Dresden collection is the family album of the Thuringian nobleman Conrad Ernst von Berlepsch auf Thamsbrück und Großengottern (1588-1659), the representative of an old noble family originally from Lower Saxony. The genealogical book contains 285 entries from the years 1608 to 1654 and 1815 by representatives of important German and European royal houses, entries by contemporary artists, some with illustrations, and by composers of the time.

The Berlepsch family album in the Digital Collections and in the joint database Kalliope.