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Paul Hoecker, 1854-1910

Nationality: Austrian
Date of Birth: 1854.08.11
Place of Birth: Oberlangenau
Date of Death: 1910.01.13
Place of Death: Munich

Identity:

Paul Hoecker was a portrait and genre painter.

Life:

Hoecker studied in Munich at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste and later in Holland and Paris before returning to Munich in c. 1884. He exhibited with success in Munich, Berlin (where he received a gold medal in 1886), Paris (notably the Exposition Universelle, 1889 where he was awarded a bronze medal) and Vienna. From 1891 he taught at the Munich Akademie, succeeding F. A. von Kaulbach.

Bibliography:

Bénézit, E., Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, Paris, 1960.