(1786 - 1862)
Albrecht Adam was active/lived in Germany. Albrecht Adam is known for battle scenes and horses painting.
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Biography Albrecht Adam
Albrecht Adam (16 April 1786 - 28 August 1862) was a German painter of battles and horses. Born in Nördlingen, he began an apprenticeship as a confectioner and went in 1803 to Nuremberg to begin his training. However, influenced by the director of the Academy of Fine Arts of Nuremberg and later by Johann Rugendas, he turned towards painting - mainly battlefields and horses.
After participating in the Austrian campaign of 1809, he stayed for a time in Vienna, where he drew the attention of Napoleon's stepson Eugène de Beauharnais and was appointed his court painter.
Most of Adam's subsequent works deal with Napoleon's Russian campaign, in which he participated under de Beauharnais. Among other works, he painted a diary
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