Johann Wilhelm Schirmer
(1807 - 1863)
Johann Wilhelm Schirmer was active/lived in Germany. Johann Schirmer is known for Landscape painting.
Biography Johann Wilhelm Schirmer
Johann Wilhelm Schirmer enrolled at the Düsseldorf academy in 1825,
where he became a pupil of Wilhelm Schadow. He was entrusted with
leading the landscape course in 1829, and was officially appointed as a
professor in 1839. He went on to play a highly important role in
establishing the academy's renown as an outstanding training institute
for landscape painters.
As of 1828, Schirmer undertook a number of
educational sojourns to the Eiffel, Belgium, Switzerland and Normandy,
which were followed by a longer stay in Italy from 1839-1840. He became
director of the newly founded art school in Karlsruhe in 1854, where he
continued to work as one of the most significant landscape painters of
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