Men of the Time, eleventh edition/Achenbach, Andrew

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ACHENBACH, Andrew, artist, born at Cassel, Sept. 29, 1815, studied at Düsseldorf, under Schadow. In the Paris "Exposition" of 1855, M. Achenbach had five pictures, viz., "Marée haute à Ostende," "Vue de Corleone en Sicile," "Mer orageuse sur la Côte de Sicile," "Kermesse en Hollande," and "Clair de Lune." In 1844 M. Achenbach obtained a third-class medal at the "Exposition" at Paris, and a medal of the first-class in 1855. He is a member of the Royal Academies of Berlin, Amsterdam, Philadelphia, and Antwerp; and was decorated with the Cross of the Legion of Honour, Aug. 1864.