Rudolf Friedrich Suhrlandt
(1781 - 1862)
Rudolf Friedrich Suhrlandt was active/lived in Germany. Rudolf Suhrlandt is known for Portrait painting.
Biography Rudolf Friedrich Suhrlandt
Rudolph Friedrich Surhlandt was the son of Mecklenburg's court painter Johann Heinrich. He attended the Dresden Academy before moving to Vienna in 1803 where he worked as a portraitist, primarily on behalf of the Russian and Polish aristocracy.
Even as a student Suhrlandt was fascinated by Italy, often copying works by Correggio or Raffael. In 1808 he traveled to Rome where he stayed for several years, making contact with Canova, the local German artists and writers, as well as artists at the local French Academy. In 1812, on behalf of Joachim Murat, he traveled on to Naples where he lived until his return to Germany in 1816. In Ludwigslust, Suhrlandt worked as court painter to Archduke Friedrich Franz and as
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