John Lewis Krimmel

1786-1821 America/Genre Scenes

 

Brief Biography-John Lewis Krimmel of W├╝rttemberg was born in 1786. He began as an amateur painter influenced by W. Hogarth, B. West and D. Wilkie. Krimmel emigrated to America in 1809 and swiftly entered the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He became a painter of genre scenes and history paintings, eventually becoming President of the Society of American Artists. Krimmel sadly died in a swimming accident at the young age of thirty-six in 1821.

 

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Barroom
Dancing

Barroom Dancing

Members of the
City Troop

Members of the City Troop and Other Philadelphia Soldiery

Independence
Day

Independence Day Celebration in Centre Square-Philadelphia

Nightlife in
Philadelphia

Nightlife in Philadelphia

Worldly Folk-
Questioning -

Worldly Folk-Questioning Chimney Sweeps

Merrymaking at
a Wayside Inn

Merrymaking at a Wayside Inn

Sunday Morning in
front of the Arch-

Sunday Morning in front of the Arch Street Meeting House

The Country
Wedding

The Country Wedding

Blind Mans
Bluff

Blind Mans Bluff

Fourth of July in
Centre Square

Fourth of July in Centre Square

Village
Tavern

Village Tavern