Hlavacek, Anton

LANDSCAPE PAINTER (HUNGARY)
BORN 7 May 1842, Gaudenzdorf - DIED 16 Jan 1926, Wien
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Döblinger Friedhof, Hartäckerstraße 65 (30-7-10 (Ehrengrab))

Anton Hlavacek was trained as a technical drawer before he studied at the art academy in Vienna from 1854 until 1864. With his teacher Albert Zimmermann he travelled in Bavaria and Italy. After his studies he lived at Worms and Cologne for two years.

After his return to Vienna he was became known for his monumental paitings for the Rathaus and the Naturhistorische Museum. In 1873 he received a medal at the World Exhibition in Vienna. He is best known for his paintings of Vienna at the turn of the century.

Sources
• Pleyel, Peter, Friedhöfe in Wien, Vom Mittelalter bis Heute, Pichler Edition, Wien, 1999
Hlavaček, Anton
Geschichte NÖ - Landeskunde

Images

The grave of Anton Hlavacek at the Döblinger Friedhof, Vienna.
Picture by Androom (29 Aug 2002)

 


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Published: 25 Dec 2006
Last update: 21 Jul 2013