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Gottlieb Bodmer

Gottlieb Bodmer (1804–1837) was a German painter, designer, and lithographer.



Gottlieb Bodmer : Portrait of King Otto of Greece
Gottlieb Bodmer : Portrait of King Otto of Greece


Gottlieb Bodmer

Life


Bodmer was born at Munich in 1804. He first painted portraits under Stieler. In 1829, he lithographed the Madonna di San Sisto, after the engraving of F. Müller, and later two paintings after H. Hess, viz., Christmas Eve, and a small altar-piece; by these works he is favourably known. He visited Paris, and returning to Munich, died in 1837.[1]


Works


His works include:[1]

  • The Departure of King Otto.

  • King Ludwig I. in his Family Circle.

  • The Knight and his Love; after Foltz.

  • The Swiss Grenadier; after Kirner.


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