Happel, Carl

BORN 2 Aug 1819, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg - DIED 7 Mar 1914, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg
GRAVE LOCATION Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg: Bergfriedhof, Rohrbacher Strasse (Abteilung H)

Ernst Happel started in 1839 as a pupil of Jakob Götzenberger in Mannheim. From 1843 he lived in Mainz and in Frankfurt am Main and from 1847 to 1850 in Paris, where he studied in the studio of Charles Gleyre. In 1849 he exhibited at the Salon in Paris. During the 1850s he exhibited in Regensburg and Munich. He lived in the USA from 1860 to 1867, mostly in New York and Baltimore. After that he went to Munich. From 1869 to 1870 he was a member of the Deutschen Künstlerverein in Rome. In 1880 he lived in Paris and he created posters and press cartoons that he signed with 'Carl-Hap'. In 1900 he moved to Stuttgart where he died in 1914. In 1976 his work was shown at the Kurpfalzisches Museum in Heidelberg in the exhibition "A Heidelberg Painter Visits America".


The grave of Carl Happel at the Bergfriedhof, Heidelberg.
Picture by Androom (21 Aug 2010)


Carl Happel - Wikipedia

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Published: 03 Mar 2022
Last update: 03 Mar 2022