Wagenbauer, Max Josef

BORN 28 Jul 1774, Oexing, Bayern (now part of Grafing) - DIED 12 May 1829, München, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Alte Südfriedhof, Thalkirchnerstrasse 17 (06-16-37)

Max Josef Wagenbauer studied under Johann Jakob Donner the Elder and under Johann Christian von Mannlich at the drawing academy in Munich. After he served in the Bavarian army as a volunteer fromn 1797 to 1801 he became an artist to the court in 1802. In 1815 he was appointed inspector of the Royal Gallery of Paintings.

He was best known for his landscape paintings but he also painted animals. Initially he mostly created watercolours, but after 1810 he concentrated on oil paintings. He died in 1829 in Munich.


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


Max Josef Wagenbauer - Wikipedia

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Published: 19 Oct 2019
Last update: 19 Apr 2022