Böcklin, Hans

PAINTER (GERMANY)
BORN 2 Aug 1863, Roma, Lazio - DIED 9 Apr 1943, München, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Waldfriedhof (017-W-15)

Hans Böcklin was the son of the famous painter Arnold Böcklin. At school he was already drawing caricatures and his father educated him as a painter. He lived in Antwerp and Brussels and attended the Académie Julian in Paris where Lefebvre and Boulanger were his teachers.

In 1887 he settled in Zürich and there he worked as a painter. Later in life a serious illness made it improssible for him to work. He died in 1943 in Munich.

Family
• Father: Böcklin, Arnold

Related persons
• was pupil to Lefebvre, Jules

Images

The grave of Hans Böcklin at the Waldfriedhof, Munich.
Picture by Androom (22 Aug 2007)

 

Sources
• Scheibmayr, Erich, Wer? Wann? Wo? - Teil 2 -, Weitere Persönlichkeiten in Münchner Friedhöfen, Verlag Erich Scheibmayr, München, 1997
SIKART Lexikon zur Kunst in der Schweiz


Bode, Wilhelm von

Published: 19 Dec 2010
Last update: 10 May 2018