Adam, Eugen

PAINTER (BAVARIA)
BORN 22 Jan 1817, München - DIED 4 Jun 1880, München
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Alte Südfriedhof, Thalkirchnerstrasse 17 (27-01-25/26)

Third son of Albrecht Adam and brother of Benno Adam. He mostly painted battles and the life of soldiers. Together with his brother Julius he created a series of prints on the Austrian campaign in Italy in 1849. He had travelled with Karl von Schwarzenberg and witnessed several battles.

He lived in Italy until he returned to Munich in 1853. After he married in 1858 he went to Italy once more to witness and paint the war. He also painted the Franco-German war of 1870/1871.

Family
• Father: Adam, Albrecht
• Brother: Adam, Benno
• Brother: Adam, Franz

Related persons
• is brother/sister of Adam, Benno

Sources
Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (editie 1909), 1909
• Hufnagel, Max Joseph, Berühmte Tote im Südlichen Friedhof zu München, Zeke Verlag, Würzburg, 1983
https://de.wikisource.org/wiki/ADB:Adam

Images

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

 


Adam, Franz

Published: 3 Jan 2016
Last update: 3 Jan 2016