Christian Johann Kroner
(1838 - 1911)
Christian (Johann) Kroner was active/lived in Germany. Christian Johann Kroner is known for figure, landscape, animals, genre.
Biography Christian (Johann) Kroner
Christian Johann Kröner was born in Rinteln an der Weser in 1838 and died in
Düsseldorf in 1911. He was originally a decorative painter, dedicating
himself fully to art from 1861. Kröner worked autodidactically in Munich
and Düsseldorf, painting mostly landscapes in the forest of Teutoburg,
the Harz mountain range and the Rügen area. His works are defined by
atmospheric moods and a distinctive coloring.
Kröner was awarded a gold
medal at the Berlin Exposition. He was a member of the Berlin Academy
and a professor by royal appointment. (cko)
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