Kaulbach, Hermann von

BORN 26 Jul 1846, München, Bayern - DIED 9 Dec 1909, München, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Alte Südfriedhof, Thalkirchnerstrasse 17 (left wall 280)

Hermann von Kaulbach was the son of the painter Wilhelm von Kaulbach. He studied medicin in Munich but he switched to painting and studied under Karl von Piloty. He started painting historical scenes but his portraits of children made him famous.

In 1880 and in 1891 he travelled to Rome. In 1886 he became Professor of History Painting at the Academy of Arts in Munich. In 1906 he published a picture book that sold 135,000 copies.

His wife Sophie Schroll was the daughter of an engraver and they had three children.

• Father: Kaulbach, Wilhelm von

Related persons
• was a friend of Kern, Hermann von
• was pupil of Piloty, Karl Theodor von


The grave of Hermann Kaulbach at the Alte Südfriedhof, Munich.
Picture by Androom (04 Dec 2015)


Hermann Kaulbach - Wikipedia

Kaulbach, Wilhelm von

Published: 23 Jan 2016
Last update: 19 Apr 2022