Maximilian Haushofer

male / German
painter, draftsman
Nymphenburg 1811-09-12
Starnberg 1866-08-24
In 1865 he was diagnosed with tuberculosis, of which he died in 1866 in Munich, according to Trepesch et al. 2007, p. 169
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Son of Johann Philipp Haushofer, school teacher at the court of king Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria, and Maria Dorothea. When his father died in 1811 and his mother in 1816, his uncle Michael Boshard took over as parent
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  • Berchtesgaden 1828 - 1832
    During his first study trip around Berchtesgaden and Chiemsee, Hauhofer made drawings in nature and decided to become a landscapist (Trepesch et al. 2007, p. 169)
  • München 1835 - 1866
    During his exhibition in the Munich Kunstverein he sold all his works; in 1849 however the king refused him a place at the Munich Academy, while he was excluded in 1854 from the Kunstverein, as he was not an artist from Munich (Trepesch et al. 2007, p. 169)
  • Italië 1836
    A study trip all over Italy (Trepesch et al. 2007, p. 169)
  • Praag 1842 - 1844
    Participated at the great art exhibition in Prague; in 1844 he became professor there at the Academy
  • München 1858
    partook in the great German historical exhibition in Munich; at the 1861 exhibition, crown princess Viktoria from Prussia bought a painting by Haushofer for her mother, Queen Victoria
Teacher at academy/university
Akademie der bildenden Künste (Praag)
Professor in Prague, 1844
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
landscape (as genre)
Entered on: 1992-01-10; Modification on: 2018-02-10


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