Steinle, Eduard von
Date of Birth: July 2, 1810
Place of Birth: Vienna, Austria
Date of Death: September 19, 1886
Place of Death: Frankfurt, Germany
Eduard von Steinle was a professor of historical painting at the Städel Museum in Frankfurt and a member of the Nazarenes, a group that aimed to revive honesty and spirituality in Christian art. He served as Leighton’s artistic mentor during his time at Frankfurt, and they remained in contact until Steinle’s death.
Herbermann, Charles. “Eduard von Steinle.” Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton. 1913.