Ary Scheffer, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Ary Scheffer

Dutch painter

Date of Birth: 10-Feb-1795

Place of Birth: Dordrecht, South Holland, Netherlands

Date of Death: 15-Jun-1858

Profession: painter, sculptor

Nationality: Netherlands, France

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius


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About Ary Scheffer

  • Ary Scheffer (10 February 1795 – 15 June 1858) was a Dutch-French Romantic painter.
  • He was known mostly for his works based on literature, with paintings based on the works of Dante, Goethe, and Lord Byron, as well as religious subjects.
  • He was also a prolific painter of portraits of famous and influential people in his lifetime.
  • Politically, Scheffer had strong ties to King Louis Philippe I, having been employed as a teacher of the latter's children, which allowed him to live a life of luxury for many years until the French Revolution of 1848.

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