Schadow, Rudolf

SCULPTOR (GERMANY)
BORN 9 Jul 1786, Roma - DIED 31 Jan 1822, Roma
REAL NAME Schadow, Karl Zeno Rudolf
GRAVE LOCATION Roma, Lazio: Sant'Andrea delle Fratte, 1 Via Sant'Andrea delle Fratte

Oldest son of the sculptor Gottfried Schadow and his first wife Marianne Devidels. In 1810 he went to Rome with his brother Wilhelm to study. In 1812 he decided to stay in Rome and in 1814 he became a Roman Catholic.

In 1818 he refused an offer to become a professor at the Academy in Düsseldorf. In 1822 he died in Rome, aged only 36. He was buried in the Sant'Andrea delle Fratte.

His "Die Spinnerin" (1816) is in the Wallraf-Richartz Museum in Cologne and his "Die Sandalenbinderin" (1817) in the Neue Pinakothek in Munich.

Family
• Father: Schadow, Johann Gottfried
• Brother: Schadow-Godenhaus, Wilhelm Friedrich von

Related persons
• is brother/sister of Schadow-Godenhaus, Wilhelm Friedrich von

Sources
Rudolf Schadow – Wikipedia

Images

Grave monument for Rudolf Schadow at the Sant'Andrea delle Fratte, Rome.
Picture by Androom (25 Jan 2010)

 


Schadow-Godenhaus, Wilhelm Friedrich von

Published: 20 Feb 2010
Last update: 29 May 2011