Adam, Julius 'Katzen-Adam'

PAINTER, LITHOGRAPHER (GERMANY)
BORN 18 May 1852, München - DIED 23 Feb 1913, München
REAL NAME Adam, Julius Anton
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Alte Südfriedhof, Thalkirchnerstrasse 17 (27-01-25)

Julius Adam came from a family of painters. His father was Julius Adam (1826-1874) and his mother Theresa was the daughter of a merchant. Albrecht Adam was his grandfather.

He started as a landscape photographer. After he had worked in Rio de Janeiro for six years he settled in Munich and he studied paiting with Wilhelm von Diez at the Academy in Munich.

From 1882 onwards he started painting cats. His paitings became popular and he was known as "Katzen-Adam".

Related persons
• was pupil to Diez, Wilhelm von

Sources
Alter Südfriedhof zu München
Deutsche Biographie - Adam, Julius

Images

The grave of Benno and Eugen Adam at the Alte Südfriedhof, München.
Picture by Androom (22 Aug 2008)

 


Adams, Douglas N.

Published: 3 Jan 2016
Last update: 3 Jan 2016