Adolph Northen

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Adolph Northen (also credited as Adolf Northen,[1] Adolf Northern[2] or Adolph Northern)[3] (6 November 1828 – 28 May 1876) was a German painter.

He was born in Münden, Kingdom of Hanover and was a member of Düsseldorf school of painting.[4]

Chiefly depicting battle scenes and particularly events of the Napoleonic Wars, Northen's most noted works include

Northern died in Düsseldorf aged 48.[4]



Printed sources:

  • Champlin, John Denison Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings, 2005
  • Krafft, Eva Maria Katalog der Meister des 19. Jahrhunderts in der Hamburger Kunsthalle, 1969



  1. ^ Krafft p. 238
  2. ^ Adolf Northern Gallery retrieved 6 July 2007
  3. ^ Artnet Adolf Northen retrieved 6 July 2007
  4. ^ a b Champlin p. 353
  5. ^ Battle of Waterloo Prussian Army Artwork Archived 2011-10-01 at the Wayback Machine retrieved 6 July 2007