The New International Encyclopædia/Emelé, Wilhelm

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EMELÉ, ắ-mắ-lắ', Wilhelm (1830—). A German painter. He was born at Buchen, Baden. He is mainly known as a battle painter. After studying in Munich, Antwerp, and Paris, he settled in Vienna (1861), where several of his equestrian scenes and hunting parties were painted. Afterwards he resided successively in Munich, Berlin, and Karlsruhe. The following are a few of his best works: “Attack of French Cuirassiers at Waterloo” (1867); “Episode from the Battle of Wörth” (1879); “Cavalry Encounter Near Langenbruck” (1873).