Julius Schrader

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Julius Schrader
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Self-portrait of 1865

Julius Friedrich Antonio Schrader (16 June 1815 in Berlin – 16 February 1900 in Groß-Lichterfelde) was a German painter, associated with the Düsseldorf school of painting.


He studied at the Prussian Academy of Arts in Berlin, then spent five years at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, where he became a student of Schadow. He spent two more years in Düsseldorf, and later traveled in Italy (1845–47),[1] England, the Netherlands and Belgium and in the last country fell under the influence of the colorists Louis Gallait and Édouard De Bièfve. In 1851 he became a professor at the Berlin Academy.[2]

Esther vor Ahasver ("Esther before Ahasuerus; 1856)


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.[2] Among his portraits are those of Alexander von Humboldt and the historian Leopold von Ranke.[1]


  1. ^ a b Schout by Nacht - Schrader Meyers Konversationslexikon
  2. ^ a b Wikisource-logo.svg Rines, George Edwin, ed. (1920). "Schrader, Julius" . Encyclopedia Americana.