Julius Siemering (Königsberg, 1837 – 1908)
River Landscape with House in Samland
Material: Oil on canvas
Dimension: 58 x 85 cm
About the Artist:
He was a German landscape painter and lithographer. Julius Siemering was the younger brother of the sculptor Rudolf Siemering. Initially working as a lithographer, he became a student of the history painter Ludwig Rosenfelder, the landscape painter August Behrendsen and the art historian August Hagen at the Königsberg Art Academy. After continuing his education at the Düsseldorf Art Academy, he returned to Königsberg in 1871 and became a drawing teacher at the Löbenicht School. His works were shown at various art exhibitions in the 1870s and mentioned in catalogs, such as Am Kurischen Haff and Regenstimmung at the exhibition of the Berlin Academy in 1870 and Mondaufgang an der Ostsee at the Hanover Art Exhibition of 1872. A favorite subject of his landscape paintings were motifs from the coast of the Samland.