L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e ~ D o s t o ï e v s k i

L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e  ~  D o s t o ï e v s k i



Monday, October 20, 2014

The sons and daughters of the court jeweller Reiss, by Adolf Henning, 1843



Carl Adolf Henning (28 February 1809, Berlin - 25 March 1900, Berlin), German painter of the Biedermeier period. Son of a court Kapellmeister, he graduated in 1823 from the Berlin Academy. From 1833 to 1835 he traveled in Italy, and on his return to Berlin, he commenced a successful career as a portraitist and painter of historical and mythological subjects. In 1839 he was made a member and professor at the Berlin Academy.






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