List of Artists → Johannes Niessen
German history, landscape a. portrait painter. N. studied 1843-47 at the Düsseldorf academy, thereafter he continued his studies in Paris a. Rome. 1858-66 he taught at the Weimar Academy, since 1867 he worked at the Wallraf-Richartz museum in Cologne. Mus.: Düsseldorf, Görlitz, Karlsruhe. Lit.: Thieme-Becker.