Bendemann served as a professor at the Düsseldorf Academy from 1839 to 1855. He painted murals for the Throne Room of the Palace at Düsseldorf, where he also decorated several concert halls.


  • Title: Allegorical Figure of Music
  • Creator: Eduard Julius Friedrich Bendemann (German, 1811-1889)
  • Date Created: 19th century
  • External Link: For more information about this and thousands of other works of art in the Walters Art Museum collection, please visit art.thewalters.org
  • Roles: Artist: Eduard Julius Friedrich Bendemann (German, 1811-1889)
  • Provenance: William T. Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: drawings
  • Medium: pencil on paper
  • Exhibitions: A Medley of German Drawings. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1996., German 19th Century Paintings and Drawings. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1983., German Drawings from the Walters Collection. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2010-2011.
  • Dimensions: H: 10 1/16 x W: 5 1/2 in. (25.6 x 13.9 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.123

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