BORN 22 Feb 1842, Coesfeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen - DIED 1929, Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen|
GRAVE LOCATION Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen: Poppelsdorfer Friedhof, Poppelsdorf
Albert Küppers studied under Johan von Halbig and Max von Widnmann in Munich. He worked in the studios of Hugo Hagen and Albert Wolff. In 1866 he went to London where he studied with John Henry Foley and Thomas Woolner. In 1868 he settled in Bonn and he won a prize from the Academy in Berlin for "Auferstehung des Lazarus" in 1869. He travelled to Rome and returned to Bonn, where he became a teacher and later a professor at the university. He lived and worked in the Poppelsdorf area of Bonn.
His best known work is the Carrara war monument at the Alter Friedhof in Bonn. His work can also be found at the Kunsthalle in Hamburg and at the Rheinisches Landesmuseum in Bonn.
was pupil to Halbig, Johann von
designed grave monument of Kekulé von Stradonitz, Friedrich August
designed grave monument of Nöggerath, Johann Jacob
made a sculpture of Wesendonck, Mathilde
made a sculpture of Wesendonck, Otto