Constantin Daniel Rosenthal

1820-1851 Romania/Romanticism

 

Brief Biography-Constantin Daniel Rosenthal was born in Pest in 1820, the son of a Jewish family. At seventeen, he went to Vienna and studied at the Academy of Fine Arts. In 1842 Rosenthal moved to Bucharest and supported himself by painting portraits, and there became interested in the Romanian nationalists. Two years later, in Paris, he associated with student activists. Then, after a brief visit to England, Rosenthal returned to Bucharest via Budapest and kept in touch with the revolutionaries, receiving numerous commissions during his stay there. When the revolution was over, he went to Paris, where he painted "Revolutionary Romania, " his most famous painting. Finally, on his return to Bucharest, he was arrested, tortured and executed for his association with the activists. He was only thirty-one years old.

 

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Maria
Rosetti

Maria Rosetti

Maria
Rosetti

Portrait of Maria Rosetti

Teodor
Arion

Teodor Arion


Vanity

Vanity

Portrait of
a Woman

Portrait of a Woman

Scene at
the Fountain

The Scene at the Fountain

Anica Manu
with her Child

Anica Manu with her Child

Nicholas
Golescu

Nicholas Golescu


Romania

Romania Breaking off Her Chains on the Field of Liberty

Doctor
Grunau

Doctor Grunau


Recovering

Recovering

A
Woman

A Woman