Bodenmüller, Friedrich

PAINTER (BAVARIA)
BORN 11 Aug 1845, München, Bayern - DIED 27 Mar 1913, München, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Waldfriedhof (041-3-46)

Bodenmüiller attended the Art Academy in Munich for a while and afterwards trained himself in painting. During the Franco-German War of 1870/1871 he served as an officer in the Bavarian army. This period formed an inspiration for his work.

In later years he also produced allegorical pieces, among them a series of paintings based on a sonata by Beethoven.

Sources
Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (editie 1909), 1909
• Scheibmayr, Erich, Wer? Wann? Wo?, Persönlichkeiten in Münchner Friedhöfen, Verlag Erich Scheibmayr, München, 1989
Friedrich Bodenmüller – Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Friedich Bodenmüller at the Waldfriedhof in Munich.
Picture by Androom (23 Aug 2010)

 


Bohnke, Emil

Published: 19 Dec 2010
Last update: 21 Nov 2015