CARL FERDINAND SOHN PAINTINGS FOR SALE & BIOGRAPHY
CARL FERDINAND SOHN
Carl Ferdinand Sohn was an important painter of portraits and historical subjects who began his studies at the Berlin Academy of Art. In 1826 he followed his teacher Wilhelm Schadow to Düsseldorf and there he was elected a master of that city’s Academy in 1832 and a professor in 1838. Sohn travelled to Holland and, in 1830, made a formative trip to Italy. The artist’s son, Carl Rudolph Sohn (1845–1908) was also a successful painter.
Works by Sohn are in the collections of museums throughout Europe, including those in Aix-la-Chapelle, Bonn, Brême, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Kaliningrad, Karlsruhe, Leipzig, Lisbon, Mannheim, Oslo and Posen.
Museum of Fine Arts, Leipzig
Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf
Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main