Julius Schrader

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Julius Schrader
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Self-portrait of 1865

Julius Friedrich Antonio Schrader (16 June 1815 Berlin – 16 February 1900 Lichterfelde[disambiguation needed]) was a German painter, associated with the Düsseldorf school of painting.


He studied at the Berlin Academy and the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf under Schadow, 1837-1845. Subsequently he traveled in Italy, England, the Netherlands and Belgium and in the last country fell under the influence of the colorists Gallait and Biefoe. In 1851 he became professor at the Berlin Academy.


In fresco he painted First Twelve Christian Monarchs in the Royal Chapel, and Consecration of the Church of Saint Sophia, Constantinople in the New Museum, Berlin. Among his portraits are those of Humboldt and Ranke, the historian.