Alexander Kanoldt (German, 1881 – 1939)

Scholars in a Library


Alexander Kanoldt (1881-1939), Scholars in a Library, oil on canvas,  32″ x 43.25″

His father was Edmund Kanoldt (born March 13, 1845 in Großrudestedt died June 27, 1904 in Bad Nauheim. He was a German painter, draftsman, and illustrator.  Later, the artist also worked as a muralist.  He eventually settled down in Karlsruhe, where he became professor.

 The elder Kanoldt started his education as a pupil of Friedrich Prellers in Weimar.  Around 1870, he went to Rome.