List of Artists → Johann Wilhelm Cordes
Johann Wilhelm Cordes (Lübeck 1824 - Lübeck 1869) - Artist
German landscape painter. After commercial training, C. studied at the academies in Prague and Düsseldorf. There he was probably also a private student of J. W. Schirmer. C. traveled mainly in Northern Europe and worked in many German cities. In 1860 he became an honorary member of the St. Petersburg Academy, and the tsar acquired one of his paintings. Mus.: St. Petersburg (Hermitage), Hamburg (Kunsthalle), Lubeck a. others. Lit.: AKL, Thieme-Becker, Lexikon der Düsseldorfer Malerschule.