Andreas Achenbach


German romantic painter Andreas Achenbach was born in Kassel (1815). Apart from the art sense of the maternal grandfather, the tobacco manufacturer Andreas Zilch Kassel, little hint that this family would emerge two important for the 19th century painters. Achenbach’s father worked in a number of different professions. In 1816 he took over the management of a lead sugar factory in Mannheim. From there, in 1818, the family moved to Saint Petersburg...


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