Johann Hermann Carmiencke



1810Born in Hamburg, Germany

1831Moved to Dresden to study with Johan Christian Dahl

1834Moved to Copenhagen to continue his artistic education at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts

1836Traveled back to Germany to study in Leipzig

1838Returned to Denmark and became a Danish citizen

1845Spent a year in Italy after traveling throughout Sweden, Germany, and Austria

1846Appointed court painter to King Christian VIII of Denmark

1851Immigrated to the United States and settled in Brooklyn

1855Hired by William Kitchell to create etchings documenting the economic geology of New Jersey. These etchings were published in The Second Annual Report on the Geological Survey of the State of New Jersey for the Year 1855

1866Left the Brooklyn Art Association, and, along with twenty-three other artists, founded the Brooklyn Academy of Design

1867Died in Brooklyn


2005The Schwartz Gallery

1997Westmoreland Museum of American Art

1973Smithsonian American Art Museum

1876Maryland Historical Society

1867Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

1866Utica Art Association

1865 - 1866National Academy of Design

1861 - 1862Boston Athenæum

1859 - 1868 Brooklyn Art Association

1857 - 1859National Academy of Design

1855National Academy of Design
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

1853National Academy of Design


Brooklyn Museum, NY
Harvard University Art Museums, MA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
Orlando Museum of Art, FL
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, NY
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
Yale University Art Gallery, CT

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