Trivium Art History
The Artists

Robert Cornelius1809 — 1893

The inventor of the selfie

The inventor of the selfie

Get notified when Robert Cornelius's biography is complete.

Self-portrait

Self-portrait

1839
View of intersection of Eighth Street and Market Street, Philadelphia

View of intersection of Eighth Street and Market Street, Philadelphia

1840
1801
Hard luck in the land of supernatural beauty
Peder Balke
The inventor of the steam hammer maps the moon
James Nasmyth
Robert Cornelius
The art of seeing
Charles Darwin
The blasted landscapes of bad luck
Théodore Rousseau
1900

The artists of Early Photography