Otto Reinhold Jacobi

b. 1812 - d. 1901

Otto Jacobi was a German-Canadian artist. He is associated with the Düsseldorf school of painting.

In 1860, Jacobi emigrated to Canada and settled in Montreal where he spent the next ten years. While he continued to ship paintings for sale back to Europe, he and his family remained in North America. For a short time Jacobi was a teacher at the Ontario College of Art and Design. His works were presented at the annual Art Association of Montreal (starting in 1880) and the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, which he became president of in 1890.