BORN 3 Jun 1842, Morges, Waadt (near Lausanne) - DIED 15 Nov 1921, Darmstadt, Hessen|
GRAVE LOCATION Darmstadt, Hessen: Waldfriedhof (L-3b-3)
Eugen Bracht moved to Darmstadt with parents. There he was a
pupil of the painters Friedrich Frisch and Karl Ludwig Seeger.
He continued his studies at Karlsruhe, supporter by J.W. Schirmer.
In 1861 he became a pupil of Hans Gude in Düsseldorf. But he
was dissatisfied with his work and in 1864 decided to become
a merchant in Berlin.|
In 1876 he wanted to become a painter after all and he joined his former teacher in Karlsruhe. He mostly painted landscapes. In 1880/1881 he travelled abroad. In 1882 he became a teacher at the Art Academy in Berlin and in 1883 he painted a panorama of the Battle of Sedan together with Von Werner. In 1901 he obtained a teaching position at the Art Academy in Dresden that he held until 1919.
After his retirement he lived in Darmstadt where he died in 1921.
Eugen Bracht â€“ Wikipedia
Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (editie 1909), 1909