Chelius, Adolf

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Chelius, Adolf Gender: M
Johann Jacob Wilhelm Chelius
born on 30 May 1856 at 06:30 (= 06:30 AM )
Place Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 50n07, 8e40
Timezone LMT m8e40 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 08°57' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 19°04 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 14°15'

Adolf Chelius (tombstone)
photo: Evergreen68, license cc-by-sa-4.0


German painter of animals and landscapes who toured almost all areas of Europe from 1885 to 1895 for creative inspiration.

In 1876, aged 20, Chelius had moved to Berlin to study at the Academy of Fine Arts. The following year he moved to the Academy of Arts in Vienna. In 1878 Chelius returned to Germany and settled in his native city. There he soon became a student of the drawing teacher Heinrich Hasselhorst at the Städel Art Institute.

Adolf Chelius died on 28 January 1923 in Munich, aged 66.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Hesse Archives.


  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter)