Ludwig Sigismund Ruhl
(1794 - 1887)
Ludwig Sigismund Ruhl was active/lived in Germany. Ludwig Ruhl is known for painting.
Biography Ludwig Sigismund Ruhl
Ludwig Sigismund Ruhl received his first drawing lessons from his father, the sculptor Johann Christian Ruhl and as a young man attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Kassel where he met the painter Ludwig Emil Grimm. Ruhl studied aesthetics and art history in Göttingen and later at the Dresden Academy where he made the acquaintance of Arthur Schopenhauer, whom he portrayed in 1815.
He attended the Art Academy in Munich, starting a friendship with the landscape painter Karl Philipp Fohr, followed by a sojourn in Rome. Here he was inspired by the Renaissance masters and painted in the style of the Nazarene school, depicting primarily religious motives.
Eventually he returned to his hometown Kassel in 1818.&nbs
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