Josef Winkelirer was active/lived in Germany. Josef Winkelirer is known for painting.
Biography Josef Winkelirer
painter, Joseph Winkelirer (who named himself "Winkler" as of 1842)
studied at the academy in his hometown Düsseldorf under Peter von
Cornelius. Initially he was active as portrait painter and historical
painter, as of around 1830 he increasingly turned to landscape painting.
Since 1829 Winkelirer had shown his works at exhibitions in Düsseldorf,
between 1832 and 1844 his works are regularly shown at exhibitions at
the Berlin Academy. He was a close friend of the painters Johann Wilhelm
Preyer and Gustav Preyer. Around 1830 he portrayed his friends in the painting "Die Brüder Preyer zeichnend im Ahrtal" (today in possession of
the Stiftung Sammlung Vollmer, Wuppertal). Their circle of fri
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