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ID: 500023862
 
Record Type: Person
Adam, Albrecht (German painter, 1786-1862)

Note: Known as a battle painter; his patrons included Marshal Radetzky, Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria, Archduke Charles Ludwig, and King Maximilian II; he was assisted by and later collaborated with his sons.

Names:
Adam, Albrecht (preferred,V,index)
Albrecht Adam (V,display)

Nationalities:
German (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
court artist  ....  ca. 1809-1815, court painter to Eugène de Beauharnais, viceroy of Italy
portraitist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Nördlingen (Schwaben, Bavaria, Germany) (inhabited place)
Died:  Munich (Oberbayern, Bavaria, Germany) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
great-grandparent of ....  Adam, Richard Benno  
......................................  (German painter, 1873-1937) [500116531]
member of ....  Adam family  
................  (German painters, active 18th-20th centuries) [500090706]
parent of ....  Adam, Benno  
................  (German painter, 1812-1892) [500000022]
parent of ....  Adam, Eugen  
................  (German painter, 1817-1880) [500014652]
parent of ....  Adam, Franz  
................  (German painter and draftsman, 1815-1886) [500002144]
parent of ....  Adam, Julius, the elder  
................  (German painter, lithographer, 1826-1874) [500013626]
sibling of ....  Adam, Heinrich  
..................  (German painter and engraver, 1787-1862) [500019364]
teacher of ....  Schwanthaler, Ludwig von  
..................  (Bavarian sculptor, 1802-1848) [500014491]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Adam, Albrecht (I)

Biographies:
(German painter, 1786-1862) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(German artist, 1786-1862) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(German artist, 1786-1862) ..... [WCP]
(German painter, 1786-1862) ..... [GRLPSC]

Sources and Contributors:
Adam, Albrecht ........ [BHA Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, VP Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..............................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 1 July 2003
..............................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
..............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Albrecht Adam ........ [VP]
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRLPSC, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 1 July 2003
....................  Neue deutsche Biographie (1953-1985)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 1 July 2003
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