Merode, Karl, Freiherr von

PAINTER (AUSTRIA)
BORN 15 Jun 1853, Mödling (near Wien) - DIED 26 Oct 1909, Wien
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Zentralfriedhof, Simmeringer Hauptstraße 234, Simmering (Gruppe 74, Reihe 34, Nummer 90)

Carl von Mérode came from a noble Belgian family. From 1870 to 1876 he studied at the Academy in Vienna, where Anselm Feuerbach was his teacher from 1873 onwards. In 1875 he had a daughter, Cléo, who would become a famous ballerina.

In his work he often portrayed scenes from life in Vienna. His work was popular and he received many prizes and awards. In 1900 he started a painting school for women together with Adolf Kaufmann.

Family
• Daughter: Mérode, Cléo de

Related persons
• was pupil to Feuerbach, Anselm

Images

The grave of Karl Freiherr von Merode at the Zentralfriedhof, Vienna.
Picture by Androom (28 Aug 2014)

 

Sources
74, Merode Zentralfriedhof


Méry, Joseph

Published: 13 Sep 2014
Last update: 03 Mar 2019