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Johann Erdmann Hummel

Born: Kassel, 11 September 1769
Died: Berlin, 26 October 1852
Nationality: German

Kassel Art Academy (1782-92)


1792 - moves to Rome

1799 - returns to Kassel; moves to Berlin

1809 - appointed professor of Perspective, Architecture, and Optics at Berlin Art Academy

1840 - publishes study of Vitruvius (Die Säuleordnung nach Vitruv)



Italy/Rome (1792-99)

Important Artworks: 

Schloss Wilhelmshöhe with the Habichts Forest, Kassel, c. 1800 (Neue Galerie, Kassel)

Chess Players, 1818-19 (Nationalgalerie, Berlin)