Corrodi Hermann David (1844-1905)


Italy. The end of the 19th - beginning of the 20th centuries.
Canvas, oil
Height: 108 cm
Length: 230 cm

He received his professional education at the Academy of St. Luke in Rome under the guidance of his father Salomon Corrodi (1810-1892), as well as private studios in Paris (1872). Worked mainly in Rome, also traveled widely around the world
Middle East, East, visited Egypt, Syria, Cyprus and Turkey, where he drew inspiration for many paintings. Corrodi repeatedly received commissions for historical paintings from the British royal family, in particular from Queen Victoria. Painter, draftsman and etcher. Author of landscapes and genre scenes with Italian and oriental themes. In 1893 he was elected professor at the Academy of St. Luke in Rome. A typical representative of the salon-academic trend in Italian painting of the second half of the 19th century.

Corrodi's work is held at the Frye Art Museum in Seattle, the Dahesh Art Museum in New York, the National Museum of Qatar and the Museum of Rome in Trastevere.