German, 19th century, male.
Born 7 March 1781, in Berlin; died 8 April 1853, in Berlin.
Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects, genre scenes. Designs for stained glass.
Kolbe was the son of a gold embroiderer and a relation of his namesake Carl Wilhelm the Elder. As with the latter, it was on the advice of Chodowiecki that he pursued an artistic career and became one of his students at the academy. In ...