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 Johann Georg Meyer von Bremen

 

 

Johann Georg Meyer von Bremen         Pages: 1, 2

(1813-1886)

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.

 


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