Author name: Anselm Friedrich Feuerbach.
(1829, Speyer, Germany – 1880, Venice, Italy). He was the leading classicist painter of the German 19th-Century school. After having passed through the art schools of Dusseldorf and Munich, he went to Antwerp and subsequently to Paris, where he benefited by the teaching of Couture, and produced his first masterpiece, Hafiz at the Fountain in 1852. He subsequently worked at Karlsruhe, Venice, Rome and Vienna.