Corrodi, Hermann

PAINTER (ITALY)
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 "Dme du Rocher de Jerusalem".

Family
• Father: Corrodi, Salomon
• Brother: Corrodi, Arnold

Images

The grave of Hermann Corrodi at the Cimitero Acattolico, Rome.
Picture by Androom (27 Feb 2015)

 

The grave of Hermann Corrodi at the Cimitero Acattolico, Rome.
Picture by Androom (27 Feb 2015)

 

Sources
Hermann David Salomon Corrodi - Wikipedia


Corrodi, Salomon

Published: 13 Apr 2019
Last update: 23 Feb 2020