(1789 - 1863)
Ludwig Doell was active/lived in Germany. Ludwig Doell is known for painting.
Biography Ludwig Doell
German portrait and history painter from a family of artists, Ludwig Doell was taught by his father, the painter to the court in Gotha, Hüfner as well as H. Meyer in Weimar. Since 1806 he studied at the Dresden academy under J. Grassi.
After 1809 he accompanied his teacher to two long journeys to Italy. Commissioned by August Herzog he founded a drawing school in Altenburg in 1812. Doell developed into the leading painter of that town who was very sought-after for his portraits; his house was in the middle of artist life.