Marie Ellenrieder
1791 – Constance – 1863

German paintress and draughtswoman

Marie Ellenrieder was trained by the miniature painter Joseph Einsle (1794 - after 1850) in Constance. Then he was the first woman admitted to study at the academy of arts in Munich.

She worked as a portait painter at princely courts in Southwestern Germany. From 1822-1824 she lived and worked in Rome, where he met Louise Seidler (1786-1866), Friedrich Overbeck (1789-1869) and other artists of the Nazarene movement.

After she came back to Germany she mainly made religious works of art. From 1829 he lived in Karlsruhe where she became painter at court. She made study trips to Zurich, Dresden and Munich. 1834/35 she moved back to Constance. From 1838-1840 she made her second travels through Italy.