August Ferdinand Hopfgarten
(1807 - 1896)
August Ferdinand Hopfgarten was active/lived in Germany. August Hopfgarten is known for painting.
Biography August Ferdinand Hopfgarten
August Friedrich Hopfgarten was a student at the Academy of Arts in Berlin; there, thanks to his painting “Akrisius, his daughter Danae and her son Perseus”, he was granted a scholarship to study in Rome. Hopfgarten lived in the eternal city, where he was member of the German painters circle, for more than 5 years. He painted mainly romantic landscapes with historical scenes or portraits of his fellow painters; subjects he continued working on upon his return in Germany.