Schirmer, Johann Wilhelm

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Schirmer, Johann Wilhelm Gender: M
born on 5 September 1807 at 22:00 (= 10:00 PM )
Place Jülich (Nordrhein-Westf.), Germany, 50n55, 6e21
Timezone LMT m6e21 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 12°21' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 03°03 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 16°21'

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Johann Wilhelm Schirmer


German landscape artist.

Johann Wilhelm Schirmer was started as a student of historical painting under Schadow at the academy of Düsseldorf. Later, he came under the influence of Carl Friedrich Lessing and landscape painting and began painting historical landscapes in the manner of Nicolas Poussin. He became known as one of the first of the Düsseldorf school of painting.

In 1830 he became an Assistant Professor, and later, in 1839, a Professor at the Düsseldorf Academy. In the meantime, he visited and painted in Belgium, the Black Forest, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Normandy and Italy. In 1854, he took up the role of a Director at the Art School at Karlsruhe, where he died on 11 September 1863.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Gauquelin vol 4, erroneously gave 25 September, corrected by Francoise Gauquelin.


  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist