(1842 - 1933)
Conrad D. Diehl was active/lived in Missouri, Illinois, Ohio. Conrad Diehl is known for landscape, portrait, narrative, panorama.
Biography Conrad Diehl
Conrad D. Diehl, a noted 19th century landscape artist, teacher and
author, was born near Landau (Gonklingen) Germany, July 16, 1842.
His father, Conrad L. Diehl, was a notary and a leader in the
revolution of 1848, for which he forfeited his estate and was sentenced
to death. Fleeing to America, the family settled in St. Clair
County, Illinois. Diehl obtained his principle education at
Oakfield, Franklin County, Missouri.
At the age of seventeen, the young man was sent by his father to Munich
to complete his art education. There, in January of 1860, he
began five years of study, initially under Kaulbach and Foltz, among
the most celebrated of German artists, and later in Paris under Jean
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