Lorenz Ritter

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An der Frauenkirche from Lorenz Ritter's Malerische Ansichten aus Nürnberg (Painterly views from Nuremberg), Berlin: Wasmuth, 1876.

Lorenz Ritter (24 November 1832 – 3 September 1921) was a German painter and etcher.


He was born at Nuremberg, and a pupil of Heideloff. He painted chiefly in watercolors and etched numerous architectural views of Nuremberg and some subjects from North Italy. He died in Nuremberg.


His older brother, Paul Ritter, was also a painter.