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Peter von Hess Die Schlacht bei Borodino oil painting


Die Schlacht bei Borodino
Painting ID::  87929
Peter von Hess
Die Schlacht bei Borodino
1843(1843) Medium Oil on canvas cjr

   
   
     

Peter von Hess Einzug Konig Ottos in Nauplia, oil painting


Einzug Konig Ottos in Nauplia,
Painting ID::  89257
Peter von Hess
Einzug Konig Ottos in Nauplia,
1835(1835) Medium oil on canvas Dimensions Deutsch: 277 x 412 cm cjr

   
   
     

Peter von Hess Suler Scene oil painting


Suler Scene
Painting ID::  90519
Peter von Hess
Suler Scene
1825(1825) Medium oil on panel Dimensions Height: 31.3 cm (12.3 in). Width: 42.5 cm (16.7 in). cyf

   
   
     

Peter von Hess The Entry of King Othon of Greece into Nauplia oil painting


The Entry of King Othon of Greece into Nauplia
Painting ID::  90668
Peter von Hess
The Entry of King Othon of Greece into Nauplia
1835(1835) Medium oil on canvas Dimensions 277 x 412 cm cjr

   
   
     

Peter von Hess Die Schlacht bei Borodino oil painting


Die Schlacht bei Borodino
Painting ID::  91382
Peter von Hess
Die Schlacht bei Borodino
1843(1843) Medium oil on canvas Dimensions Deutsch: 224 x 355 cm cjr

   
   
     

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     Peter von Hess
     (29 July 1792, Dseldorf - 4 April 1871, Menchen) was a German painter, known for historic paintings, especially of the Napoleonic Wars and the Greek War of Independence. Peter von Hess initially received training from his father Carl Ernst Christopher Hess. He accompanied his younger brother Heinrich Maria to Munich in 1806, and enrolled at the Munich Academy at the age of sixteenth. He also trained under Wilhelm von Kobell. During the Napoleonic Wars, he was allowed to join the staff of General Wrede, who commanded the Bavarians in the military operations which led to the abdication of Napoleon. There he gained novel experiences of war and a taste for extensive travel. During this time, von Hess painted his first battle pieces. In 1818 he spent some time in Italy where he painted landscapes and various Italian scenes. In 1833, at Ludwig's request, he accompanied Otto of Greece to the newly formed Kingdom of Greece, where at Athens he gathered materials for pictures of the war of liberation. The sketches which he then made were placed, forty in number, in the Pinakothek, after being copied in wax on a large scale by Nilsen, in the northern arcades of the Hofgarten at Munich. King Otho's entrance into Nauplia was the subject of a large and crowded canvas now in the Pinakothek, which Hess executed in person.

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