| Heinrich Fried|| 1870, Munich, Germany|
Heinrich Jakob Fried Wikipedia
Heinrich Jakob Fried, born at Queichheim, near Landau, in 1802, studied at Stuttgart and Augsburg, and from 1822 under Langer and Cornelius at the Academy of Munich. In 1834 he went to Rome, and afterwards to Naples, and from thence returned to his native country in 1837. Being patronized by Prince Karl von Wrede, he settled at Munich in 1842, and became conservator of the Artistic Society in 1845. He died at Munich in 1870. Fried was a great lover of legends, often taking these and similar sources for the subjects of his best pictures. He also executed a great number of landscapes, as well as genre and historical pieces and portraits, the best of which are:A Hunting Party before the Castle of Trifels.
The Blue Grotto at Capri. (formerly in the Alte Pinakothek, now in the Kunsthalle Bremen)
A View of Hohenschwangau.
The Wounded Knight.
The Cloister of San Scolastica.
Views of the Palaces of Italy.