1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Neal, David Dalhoff
NEAL, DAVID DALHOFF (1838- ), American artist, was born at Lowell, Massachusetts, on the 20th of October 1838. He was a pupil of the Royal Academy, Munich, under Max. E. Ainmiller, whose daughter he subsequently married. Later he entered the studio of Piloty, with whom he remained from 1869 to 1876. His picture, "The First Meeting of Mary Stuart and Rizzio," won for him the great medal of the Royal Bavarian Academy of Art. Besides portraits his canvases include "James Watt," a large historical composition shown at the Royal Academy, 1874, "Chapel of the Kings at Westminister" (collection of F. Cutting, Boston) and "Cromwell visiting MIlton" (Hurlbut collection, Cleveland, Ohio).