BORN 23 Jul 1844, Frascati, Lazio - DIED 30 Jan 1905, Roma, Lazio|
REAL NAME Corrodi, Hermann David Salomon
GRAVE LOCATION Roma, Lazio: Cimitero Acattolico, Via Caio Cestio 6 (Zona Seconda, 12.4 (1662))
Hermann Corrodi was the son of the painter Salomon Corrodi. He studied at the Accademia di San Luca in Rome under his father and also in Paris. He travelled extensively in Europe and in the Far East. He started as a landscape painter, but he became best known for his history paintings and as an orientalist painter.
He befriended queen Victoria and executed commissions for the British royal family. In 1873 he received a gold medal in Vienna at the Universal Exhibition. From 1876 onwards he lived in Baden-Baden in the summer and in Rome in the winter. Emperor wilhelm II bought his painting "Dôme du Rocher de Jerusalem".
Father: Corrodi, Salomon
Brother: Corrodi, Arnold