Wilhelm von Kobell

1766-1853 Germany/Romanticism

 

Brief Biography-Wilhelm von Kobell was born at Mannheim in 1766. His father, Ferdinand, was a landscape artist who originally tutored him. He subsequently studied in Düsseldorf and came under the influence of Philips Wouwerman. After visiting Rome, he was made court painter at Mannheim and in 1808 became a professor at the Munich Academy. His later works were mainly of battle scenes with a strong Dutch influence and made several aquatint engravings after Jacob van Ruisdael, Nicolaes Berchem and other Dutch painters. Kobell died in Munich in 1855.

 

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Riders on Lake
Tegernsee

Riders on Lake Tegernsee

Hunting Party on
Lake Tegernsee

Hunting Party on Lake Tegernsee

Riders at the
Tegernsee

Riders at the Tegernsee three

Horse
Racing

Horse Racing

Gentleman on
Horseback

Gentleman on Horseback and Country Girl

The Cavalry Battle
of Hanau

The Cavalry Battle of Hanau

View of
Tegernsee

View of Tegernsee

Seige Of
Cosel

Seige Of Cosel

Conquest of the
Fortress of Brieg

Conquest of the Fortress of Brieg

Riders on Lake
Tegernsee II

Riders on Lake Tegernsee  two

Battle
of Hanau

 Battle of Hanau