Peter von Cornelius (Cornelius Peter Joseph von)( German painter)
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Biography Peter von Cornelius (Cornelius Peter Joseph von)
Born September 27, 1783 in Dц╪sseldorf. As an artist, was formed in Rome, . where he lived in 1811-1819 in the Brotherhood nazareytsev - romantic artist, . who sought to return to his contemporary art by addressing the spiritual foundations of the medieval guild of artistic life, . the purity and simplicity of Italian painting Protorenessansa and early Renaissance,
. During these years, Cornelius created the illustrations for Faust (1816) and Song of the Nibelungs (1817). In 1819 he was invited to Munich in 1825-1829 led to the creation of the fresco decoration Glyptotek, and in 1829-1839 - Lyudvigskirhe where autograph Judgment. The last twenty-five years of life the artist has been developing the project murals for the Berlin cemetery, which was never implemented. Cornelius died in Berlin on March 6, 1867.