Kobell, Wilhelm von

BORN 6 Apr 1766, Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg - DIED 10 Jul 1855, München, Bayern
BIRTH NAME Kobell, Wilhelm Alexander Wolfgang von
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Alte Südfriedhof, Thalkirchnerstrasse 17 (23-13-20/21)

Wilhelm von Kobell was the son of the landscape painter Ferdinand Kobell. He was taught by his father and his uncle Franz Kobell and studied in Mannheim under F.A. von Leydendorf (1721-1795). He helped his father with several landscapes and after elector Charles Theodore bought two of his paintings he moved to Munich.

Apart from landscapes he became known for his paintings of battles and horses. In 1808 he became a professor at the Academy in Munich.

Related persons
• was teacher to Bandel, Ernst von
• was teacher to Neureuther, Eugen Napoleon


Wilhelm von Kobell's grave at the Alte Südfriedhof, Munich.
Picture by Androom (21 Mar 2002)


Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (editie 1909), 1909

Koberwein-Anschütz, Auguste

Published: 13 Dec 2009
Last update: 02 May 2022