Carl Eduard Ferdinand
Blechen

Germany • 1798−1840

Biography and information

Despite the fact that K. Blechen began to study painting with the artist Lemuria, the family financial situation did not allow him to continue training. The future artist had first to learn to be a Bank teller. Regular art education began only in 1822 at the Berlin Academy, the landscape painter P. L. Luetke. Blechen, by its subject — landscape painter. Carl Blegen died at the age of 42 mentally ill person.