- Art Gallery -

 

Benno Rafael Adam (15 July 1812, Munich - 8 March 1892, Kelheim) was a German animal painter.


Life

He was the eldest son of the painter Albrecht Adam, and distinguished himself especially by his depictions of game animals, hunting dogs and pets in larger compositions (deer and boar hunting, fox baiting, etc.) He was associated with the Chiemsee artists' colony.

In addition to his paintings, he illustrated several textbooks and manuals, including Anleitung zur Rindviehzucht und zur verschiedenartigen Benutzung des Hornviehs (Guide to Beef Cattle Breeding and the Diverse Use of Horned Cattle) by Heinrich Wilhelm von Pabst, J. G. Cotta, Stuttgart (1851).

In the summer of 1834, he married Josepha Quaglio, the eldest daughter of the painter and architect Domenico Quaglio. Their son Emil Adam also became a painter. Benno Adam's brothers were the painters Franz and Eugen Adam.

Sources

Hyacinth Holland (1900), "Adam, Benno", Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB) (in German) 45, Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot, pp. 688–689

----

Fine Art Prints | Greeting Cards | iPhone Cases | Lifestyle | Men's , Women' Apparel | Home Decor ...

----

Artist, Germany

Artist

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M -
N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

Paintings, List

Zeichnungen, Gemälde

Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org/"
All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License