Johann Hermann Carmiencke (1810 - 1867)
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Johann Hermann Carmiencke was a landscape painter and etcher who was born in Hamburg, Germany. In 1831, Carmiencke went to Dresden as a journeyman painter to study at Dahl's school. He moved to Copenhagen to study in the Academy, and later, traveled as an artist, visiting Sweden, Bavaria, Tyrol, and finally Italy, where he was appointed court painter to Christian VIII. After moving to New York in 1851, he was admitted into the Academy of Brooklyn as well as the Artists' Fund Society. Carmiencke's works were groups of mountain ranges, which possessed a simple and true to nature tone. A few of his etchings of landscapes have been published by the Art Association of Copenhagen.