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

Sources
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anton_H%C3%B6chl
Alter Südfriedhof zu München

Images

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

 


Höchl, Josef

Published: 17 Jan 2016
Last update: 17 Jan 2016