Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Carmiencke, John Hermann
CARMIENCKE, John Hermann, artist, b. in Hamburg, Germany, in 1810; d. in Brooklyn, L. I., 15 June, 1867. He studied art in Germany, and came to the United States in 1848, settling in Brooklyn. He was industrious in the pursuit of his art, and his paintings are faithful delineations of the forms of nature. He was a very successful teacher, a member of the Art association, and one of the earliest and most active members of the Brooklyn academy of design, and of the Artists' fund society of New York.