|LANDSCAPE PAINTER (HUNGARY)|
BORN 7 May 1842, Gaudenzdorf - DIED 16 Jan 1926, Wien|
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Döblinger Friedhof, Hartäckerstraße 65 (Gruppe 30, Reihe 7, Nummer 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.
Pleyel, Peter, Friedhöfe in Wien, Vom Mittelalter bis Heute, Pichler Edition, Wien, 1999