Adolph Northen

Adolph Northen (also credited as Adolf Northen,[1] Adolf Northern[2] or Adolph Northern)[3] (6 November 1828 – 28 May 1876) was a German painter.

He was born in Münden, Hannover and was a member of Düsseldorf school of painting.[4]

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

Northern died in Düsseldorf aged 48.[4]



Printed sources:



  1. Krafft p. 238
  2. Adolf Northern Gallery retrieved 6 July 2007
  3. Artnet Adolf Northen retrieved 6 July 2007
  4. 1 2 Champlin p. 353
  5. Battle of Waterloo Prussian Army Artwork retrieved 6 July 2007
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