Friedrich Johann Christian Ernst Preller I
(1804 - 1878)
Friedrich Johann Christian Ernst Preller I was active/lived in Germany. Friedrich Preller I is known for painting.
Biography Friedrich Johann Christian Ernst Preller I
Preller II was born 1804 in Eisenach. He was educated at the Weimar
School of Drawing and became a professor there in 1832. After his
education he began a collaboration with Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
Among his supporters also was the Grand Duke Karl August, who enabled
him several scholarships. Therefor Preller traveled to Italy and further
studied at the Academy in Antwerp.
His major works include among others
a series of frescoes with scenes from the Odyssey in the Roman House in
Leipzig. Friedrich Preller the Elder died in 1878. (cru)
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