Wislicenus, Hans

PAINTER (GERMANY)
BORN 3 Dec 1864, Weimar, Thüringen - DIED 14 Dec 1939, Berlin
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Städtischer Friedhof Wilmersdorf, Berliner Straße 81-103 (WG 2)

Hans Wislicenus was the son of the history painter Hermann Wislicenus. He studied at the Academy of Art in Düsseldorf from 1882 to 1889 and continued his studies with Eugène Carrière in Paris. In 1891 he exhibited in Berlin.

In 1896 he married his cousin Lilli Finzelberg with whom he had spent part of his childhood (she lived for several years with the family). In his later years he mainly worked as a portrait painter of Berlin society.

Family
• Wife: Finzelberg, Lilli

Images

The grave of Hans Wislicenus and Lilli Finzelberg at the Städtischer Friedhof Wilmersdorf, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (26 Jan 2008)

 

The grave of Hans Wislicenus and Lilli Finzelberg at the Städtischer Friedhof Wilmersdorf, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (26 Jan 2008)

 

Sources
• Mende, Hans-Jürgen, Lexicon Berliner Grabstätten, Haude & Spener, 2005
• Steckner, Cornelius, Museum Friedhof, Bedeutende Grabmäler in Berlin, Stapp Verlag, Berlin, 1984
Hans Wislicenu – Wikipedia


Wittrisch, Marcel

Published: 6 Jan 2013
Last update: 10 Jun 2018