Johann Georg Meyer von Bremen
Johann Georg called Meyer von
Bremen, born in Bremen, October 28, 1813.
Genre painter, pupil of Düsseldorf
Academy under Karl Ferdinand Sohn (1805-1867, Cologne) and Friedrich
Wilheim Schadow (1789-1862, Düsseldorf); von Bremen started painting
biblical subjects, then traveled in the Hessian, Bavarian, and Swiss
mountain districts, studying the people for his genre scenes, which
have since become wildly known.
He repeatedly visited Belgium, and
in 1852 moved to Berlin; where he became professor in 1863.