Carl Roux - Born August 14, 1826 in Heidelberg; Died July 23 1894 in Mannheim
Carl Roux, a German painter, was the son of the master painter and draughtsman Jacob Wilhelm Roux and his second wife, Charlotte Mariana Wippermann. Jacob Roux came from an old Huguenot family where his father was a fencing master, and was a sought-after portraitist in Heidelberg. Carl's first artistic lessons were through his father and at the age of 18, he became a student at the Dusseldorf Art Academy in 1844. While at the Staatliche Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Mr. Roux made the acquaintance of Carl Wilhelm Hubner, a notable German genre painter, and became his pupil in 1847. After 1948, the artist was in Munich at the local Acad
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