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ADOLPH NORTHEN (also credited as ADOLF NORTHEN, ADOLF NORTHERN or ADOLPH NORTHERN) (6 November 1828 – 28 May 1876) was a German painter.

He was born in Münden , Kingdom of Hanover and was a member of Düsseldorf school of painting .

Chiefly depicting battle scenes and particularly events of the Napoleonic Wars , Northen's most noted works include

* Napoleon\'s Retreat from Russia which depicts the failure of the 1812 invasion of Russia by Napoleon
Napoleon
* Prussian Attack at Plancenoit, showing the Prussian divisions of Hiller , Ryssel and Tippelskirch defeating the French Imperial Young Guard, 1st Battalions of the 2nd Grenadiers and 2nd Chasseurs at the Battle of Waterloo .

Northern died in Düsseldorf aged 48.

WORKS

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Prussian Attack at Plancenoit
Plancenoit
, 1863 *

Gypsy Caravan *

Napoleon's Retreat from Russia

REFERENCES

PRINTED SOURCES:

* Champlin, John Denison Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings, 2005 * Krafft, Eva Maria Katalog der Meister des 19. Jahrhunderts in der Hamburger Kunsthalle, 1969

WEBSITES:

* Artnet Adolf Northen retrieved 6 July 2007

NOTES

* ^ Krafft p. 238 * ^ Art.com Adolf Northern Gallery retrieved 6 July 2007 * ^ Artnet Adolf Northen retrieved 6 July 2007 * ^ A B Champlin p. 353 * ^ Battle of Waterloo Prussian Army Artwork retrieved 6 July 2007

AUTHORITY CONTROL

* WorldCat Identities * VIAF : 8155568 * GND : 117057681 * ULAN : 500109122 * RKD : 59981

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