Baron Cuno von Bodenhausen, German 1852 - ?
Bodenhausen was born in Witzenhausen in the province of Hessen. He received his art instruction at the Munich Academy where he was a pupil under Wilhelm Lindenschmit. Of this professor the critic S. Benjamin wrote: "He is inspired by noble thought and high artistic qualities in rendering character, especially in historical compositions."
In 1877 the artist began to exhibit publicly, becoming known as a figure painter of romantic and sentimental types. In contrast to his mentor, it was obvious that profound themes and deep meanings were not to be expected from him as we read a critique of his early work: "Knowing his ability to paint well slender and lithe y
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