Henri Rudolph Lehmann
(1814 - 1882)
Henri Rudolph Lehmann was active/lived in France, Germany. Henri Lehmann is known for painting.
Born in Kiel, Lehmann moved from Hamburg to Paris at the age of just 17, entering the workshop of Ingres. There he became one of the master’s most distinguished pupils, with a successful Salon career, significant portraits of figures from Liszt to Stendhal, and commissions both religious and secular. Chief among these was the cycle of 56 scenes painted for Paris’ former Hôtel de Ville, destroyed when the building was razed during the Commune of 1871.