Friedrich Carl Groger
(1766 - 1838)
Friedrich Carl Groger was active/lived in Germany. Friedrich Groger is known for painting.
Biography Friedrich Carl Groger
Friedrich Carl Groger was a German painter and lithographer, the best North German portrait painter of the early 19th century. Groger worked in his father's tailor workshop and learned painting as autodidact.
In 1785 he moved to Lübeck where H. J. Aldenrath became his pupil, later they also shared their studio and their home. Since 1789 they studied at the Berlin academy. After traveling extensively they settled in Hamburg in 1814 and set up a lithographer's workshop where Aldenrath reproduced G.'s famous portrait paintings.