Adam, Franz

PAINTER, LITHOGRAPHER (BAVARIA)
BORN 4 May 1815, Milano - DIED 30 Sep 1886, München, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Alte Südfriedhof, Thalkirchnerstrasse 17 (27-01-25/26)

Son of the painter Franz Adam. He was born in Milan, where his parents were staying at he time. He assisted his father from an early age and like his father he was best known for depicting battles.

He witnessed Radetzky's campaign in Italy in 1848/1849 and the Franco-Prussian War in 1870/1871. In 1859 he painted a scene from the Battle of Solferino. Among his pupils were Josef Brandt and his nephew Emil Adam.

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

Sources
Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (editie 1909), 1909
• Hufnagel, Max Joseph, Berühmte Tote im Südlichen Friedhof zu München, Zeke Verlag, Würzburg, 1983

Images

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

 


Adam, Julius 'Katzen-Adam'

Published: 3 Jan 2016
Last update: 3 Jan 2016