Trübner, Wilhelm

PAINTER (GERMANY)
BORN 3 Feb 1851, Heidelberg - DIED 21 Dec 1917, Karlsruhe
GRAVE LOCATION Karlsruhe: Hauptfriedhof (Ehrenhof: Gruft Nr. 53 und 54)

The impressionist painter Wilhelm Trübner was trained as a goldsmith before he met Anselm Feuerbach in 1867. Feurerbach encouraged him to study painting and he did so in Karlsruhe under Fedor Dietz and in Munich under Wilhelm Leibl. in Stuttgart Hans Canon was his teacher. He was influenced by Leibl and Courbet and he travelled to Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium.

He published several theoretical writings on art and in 1896 he became a teacher at the Städelsche Institut in Frankfurt am Main. He joined the Secession in Berlin in 1901 and in 1903 he obtained a professorship at the Art Academy in Karlsruhe. Heheld this position until his death and he was also the director of the Academy between 1904 and 1910.

Related persons
• painted Kainz, Josef
• was teacher to Schauroth, Lina von
• painted Schauroth, Lina von

Sources
Wikipedia (German)
Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (editie 1909), 1909

Images

The gravesite of Wilhelm Trübner at the Hauptfriedhof, Karlsruhe.
Picture by Androom (03 Sep 2008)

 

The gravesite of Wilhelm Trübner at the Hauptfriedhof, Karlsruhe.
Picture by Androom (03 Sep 2008)

 


Tschechowa, Olga

Published: 26 Dec 2012
Last update: 26 Dec 2012