Christian Wilhelm Heinrich Theodor Wider (born February 16, 1818 in Groß Stepenitz , Pomerania , † October 15, 1884 in Berlin ) was a German painter . The burial took place on October 18, 1884 in Berlin in the St.-Matthäus-Kirchhof. Wider was a student at the Berlin Academy and Prof. Otto, later he attended the Antwerp Academy . He then worked in England, Russia, Paris and Rome (from 1850 to 1873). From 1853 he also had a studio in Rome. From 1867 to 1870 he was also President of the German Artists' Association . He was on friendly terms withKurd von Schlözer , whose Mexican letters are addressed to him. In 1873, Wider moved to Berlin.
During his Roman times, Wider had contacts with many contemporary painters, such as Ludwig Passini , who frequented the Antico Caffè Greco . His picture Pope Pius IX should also be at this time . have arisen.
- Friedrich Boeticher : Painters Works of the Nineteenth Century, Vol. 2 . H. Schmidt & C. Günther Pantheon-Verlag für Kunstwissenschaft Leipzig
- Hans Vollmer : General Lexicon of Fine Arts Vol. 35 . Published by EA Seemann Leipzig 1942
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Wider, Christian Wilhelm Heinrich Theodor (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German painter|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 16, 1818|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Great Stepenitz|
|DATE OF DEATH||October 15, 1884|
|Place of death||Berlin|