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Schnorr von Carolsfeld, Julius
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(Mar 26, 1794, Leipzig – May 24, 1872, Dresden), painter and illustrator associated with German Romanticism. From 1811 to 1815, he studied at the Vienna Academy. In 1818 he joined the circle of the Nazarenes (IV) in Rome, though he did not convert to Catholicism. From 1822 to 1827, he created frescoes illustrating Ariosto in the Casino Massimo. Ludwig I called him to the Munich Academy. Between 1831 and 1867, he created a cycle illustrating the Nibelungenlied in the Bavarian palace. Beginning in 1835, he also painted scenes from the lives of the German em…

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Thimann, Michael, “Schnorr von Carolsfeld, Julius”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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