Höchl, Anton

FACTORY OWNER, ARCHITECTURE PAINTER (GERMANY)
BORN 20 Feb 1820, München, Bayern - DIED 21 Feb 1897, München, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Alte Südfriedhof, Thalkirchnerstrasse 17 (02-07-01/02)

Anton Höchl was the son of Joseph Höchl, who owned a large building company as well as a brick factory in Bogenhausen, Munich. After his father died in 1838 he inherited the company, but in 1841 he hired a manager to be able to dedicate himself to art.

In 1841 he travelled to the Rhine with E. Schleich, Spitzweg and Morgenstern. He made many drawings and kept a diary. With his wife he visited Paris. He was active as a painter and also played several musicial instruments. At his death he left his art collection to the Neue Pinakothek in Munich.

Family
• Father: Höchl, Josef

Related persons
• travelled with Spitzweg, Carl

Images

The grave of Josef Höchl and Anton Höchl at the Alte Südfriedhof, München.
Picture by Androom (22 Aug 2008)

 

Sources
Alter Südfriedhof zu München
Anton Höchl – Wikipedia


Höchl, Josef

Published: 17 Jan 2016
Last update: 17 Jan 2016