Schnorr von Carolsfeld, Julius, Ritter

PAINTER (GERMANY)
BORN 26 Mar 1794, Leipzig - DIED 24 May 1872, Dresden
GRAVE LOCATION Dresden, Sachsen: Alter Annenfriedhof, Chemnitzer Strasse 32 (L. 3.1-3)

Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld started his studies at the Art Academy in Vienna, where he joined a group of young and independent artists. In 1817 he went to Rome, where he befrieded Veit and Overbeck, allthough he was a protestant himself.

He created religious works and decorated the Villa Massimi. For Ludwig I of Bavaria he decorated several rooms at the Residenz in Munich. In 1846 he became a professor and museum director in Dresden. He died there 1872 and was buried at the Alter Annenfriedhof in Dresden. His grave there was restored in 2015.

Family
• Son: Schnorr von Carolsfeld, Ludwig

Related persons
• was teacher to Carus, Carl Gustav
• was a friend of Cornelius, Peter von
• worked for Ludwig I, König von Bayern
• was a friend of Veit, Philipp

Sources
Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (editie 1909), 1909

Images

The grave of Julius and Ludwig Schnorr von Carolsfeld at the Alter Annenfriedhof, Dresden.
Picture by Androom (23 Aug 2000)

 

The grave of Malvina Schnorr von Carolsfeld and her mother in law at the Alter Annenfriedhof, Dresden.
Picture by Androom (23 Aug 2000)

 


Schnorr von Carolsfeld, Ludwig

Published: 19 Dec 2008
Last update: 28 May 2016