Adler, Christian Mathias
German, 19th century, male.
Born 1786 or 1787, in Triesdorf near Ansbach; died 1842 or 1850, in Munich.
Painter (including porcelain), watercolourist. History painting, portraits.
He was first taught art by Professor Naumann in Ansbach. Later, around 1811, he worked at the royal manufactory in Nymphenburg, where he was appointed head and inspector of the painting workshop. In his genre, he is considered among the best German masters. His reputation is based mainly on his reproductions of old masters. Notable among his works are some large vases decorated with portraits of members of the Bavarian royal family....