Hohenberger, Franz

BORN 14 Aug 1867, Wien - DIED 17 Dec 1941, Wien
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Friedhof Kagran, 22., Goldemundweg 11 (Gruppe B, Nummer 96 (Ehrengrab))

Franz Hohenberger attended the drawing school of J.E. Horwärter before he studied at the Art Academy in Vienna under Christian Griepenkerl, August Eisenmerger and Siegmund L'Allemand. From 1891 he studied history painting under Leopold Carl Müller. From 1891 to 1893 he lived in Paris. After his return to Vienna, he accompanied explorers to India, China, Japan, and Poland. In 1897 he joined the Sezession in Vienna, and he was its president from 1906 to 1908.

In 1902 he started a painting school at the Kohlmarkt in Vienna together with Ferdinand Kruis. When he was called for military service in 1916, he was forced to close the school. After the First World War he continued his painting career in Vienna. He died there in 1941.

Related persons
• was pupil of Eisenmenger, August
• was pupil of Griepenkerl, Christian


The grave of Franz Hohenberger at Friedhof Kagran, Vienna.
Picture by Androom (23 Aug 2009)


• Pleyel, Peter, Friedhöfe in Wien, Vom Mittelalter bis Heute, Pichler Edition, Wien, 1999
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Published: 25 May 2024
Last update: 25 May 2024