The New International Encyclopædia/Fries, Bernhard

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FRIES, Bernhard (1820-79). A German landscape painter, born at Heidelberg. He studied at Karlsruhe, and at Munich under Cornelius; traveled in France and Austria, and remained eight years in Italy. His best works are the forty Italian views now at Munich. They are well conceived and carefully painted. His brother Ernst (1801-33) was born at Heidelberg. He was a pupil of K. Kuntz at Karlsruhe, and afterwards studied in Munich and in Italy. Despite his short life, Fries left some excellent pictures, such as “A View of Tivoli,” “Sorrento and the House of Tasso,” “The Waterfall of Liris at Isola di Sora,” “The Castle of Massa,” and “A View of Heidelberg.” The works show a sincere feeling for nature.