Heinrich Wilhelm Zimmerman

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Heinrich Wilhelm Zimmerman, portrait painter, was born at Danzig in 1805. In 1828 he went to Vienna, and thence, in 1835, to Paris, where he placed himself under Hippolyte Delaroche. While in Paris he painted his Sabbath Morning in Styria, a large work with twenty-six figures. On his return to Danzig he practised chiefly as a portrait painter. He died at Danzig in 1841.