Ferdinand Kobell
(born in Mannheim, 7 June 1740; died in Munich, 1 February 1799) was a German painter and engraver. He was studying at the University of Heidelberg when the Elector of Bavaria, admiring a landscape, aided him to devote his entire time to painting. He became the pupil of Peter Verschaffelt. He next studied art in Paris (1768-1769). On his return, he was appointed painter to the Cabinet (court painter), and later professor at the Academy. In 1793, he moved to Munich. He was appointed director of the Mannheim Gallery (1798) but died before entering on his duties.

 

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Ferdinand Kobell Flusslandschaft mit Wasserfall oil painting   

Painting ID::  86664
Ferdinand Kobell
Flusslandschaft mit Wasserfall
Oil on canvas, 74.5 x 96.3 cm 1777

   
   
     

 

 

Ferdinand Kobell Landschaft oil painting   

Painting ID::  91614
Ferdinand Kobell
Landschaft
1790-1799 Medium oil on canvas Dimensions 52 X 60 cm cjr

   
   
     

 

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Ferdinand Kobell
(born in Mannheim, 7 June 1740; died in Munich, 1 February 1799) was a German painter and engraver. He was studying at the University of Heidelberg when the Elector of Bavaria, admiring a landscape, aided him to devote his entire time to painting. He became the pupil of Peter Verschaffelt. He next studied art in Paris (1768-1769). On his return, he was appointed painter to the Cabinet (court painter), and later professor at the Academy. In 1793, he moved to Munich. He was appointed director of the Mannheim Gallery (1798) but died before entering on his duties.