Peter Von Cornelius - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Peter Von Cornelius

Born: 1783

Death: 1867


Peter von Cornelius (23 September 1784 – 6 March 1867) was a German painter. Cornelius was born in Düsseldorf. From the age of twelve he attended drawing classes at the Düsseldorf Academy. His father, who was superintendent of the Düsseldorf gallery and professor at the academy, died in 1799, after which Cornelius supported his family by his work a...

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