Cornelius David Krieghoff

1815-1872 Canada/Landscapes

 

Brief Biography-Cornelius David Krieghoff was born in Amsterdam in 1815. He studied at the Düsseldorf Academy of Fine Arts after first being instructed by his father. In 1836, he sailed to America, where he served a few years in the United States Army and went to Canada in the early 1880s. He visited Paris, where he received instruction from Michel Martin Drölling son of Martin Drölling, and he frequently moved between Canada and Europe, spending time in Germany and Italy. He painted in Montreal and Quebec, and in 1871, he settled in Chicago for the remainder of his days. Krieghoff is famed for his paintings of Indians and frontier winter landscapes of North America.

 

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The Toll Gate

The Toll Gate

Winter Landscape

Winter Landscape

-Seller

Indian Woman Moccasin Seller

Blacksmiths' Shop

The Blacksmith's Shop

The Moose

Following the Moose

The Habitant Farm

The Habitant Farm

Self-portrait

Self-portrait

The Passing Storm

The Passing Storm

Indian Wigwam

Indian Wigwam in Lower Canada

The Blizzard

The Blizzard

Winter Landscape-

Winter Landscape-Laval