List of Artists → Wilhelm Amandus Beer
German painter, known for his depictions of rural Russian life. B. studied at the Städel art school in Frankfurt under J. Becker and E. von Steinle, thereafter in Antwerp and Paris. During the 1860s and 1870s he repeatedely dwelled in Russia. In 1899 he was appointed professor at the Städel. Mus.: Frankfurt (Städel). Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit a. others.