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Hans Thoma

male / German
Biographical information
Education
Großherzogliche Kunstschule (Karlsruhe)
received a scholarship from Grand Duke Friedrich I von Baden (Gugeler / Strobl 2008)
Active in
  • Basel (Zwitserland) 1853 - 1854
    got his first short training with a lithographer and a house painter (Gugeler / Strobl 2008)
  • Furtwangen 1855
    followed here education at Ferdinand Ruska
  • Bernau im Schwarzwald 1855 - 1912
    returned to his birthplace repeatedly, 1855-1859; after 1868, before 1870; last trip here in 1912 (Gugeler / Strobl 2008)
  • Karlsruhe 1859 - 1866
    went here to study with a scholarship at the Großherzogliche Kunstschule (Gugeler / Strobl 2008)
  • Düsseldorf 1867
    got to know Otto Scholderer who became his patron (Gugeler / Strobl 2008)
  • Parijs 1868
    trip to Paris with Scholderer where he met Courbet (Gugeler / Strobl 2008)
  • Säckingen 1868 - 1870
    after 1868, before 1870 (Gugeler/Strobl 2008)
  • Karlsruhe 1868 - 1870
    after 1868, before 1870 (Gugeler/Strobl 2008)
  • München 1870
    got to know Victor Müller and Wilhelm Leibl; returned here in 1875 (Gugeler / Strobl 2008)
  • Frankfurt am Main 1873 - 1899
    has been here since 1873 repeatedly; hired a workshop with Wilhelm Steinhausen in 1876 and settled there for a long time in 1877 and stayed there until 1899 (Gugeler / Strobl 2008)
  • Italië 1874 - 1897
    traveled repeatedly to Italy; for the second time in 1880; for a third time in 1887; traveled to Venice in 1892 (Gugeler / Strobl 2008); in 1897 to Lago di Garda as a guest of the art historian H. Thode
  • Groot-Brittannië 1879
    travel at the invitation of Charles Minoprio (Gugeler / Strobl 2008)
  • Nederland 1898
    traveled to the Netherlands to study the work of Rembrandt and Paulus Potter (Gugeler / Strobl 2008)
  • Lago di Garda (meer) 1905
  • Karlsruhe 1899 - 1924
    then became director of the Kunsthalle and professor of the Kunstschule in Karlsruhe (Gugeler / Strobl 2008)
Teacher at academy/university
Großherzogliche Kunstschule (Karlsruhe)
from 1899
active in
died in
Subjects
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.
genre, history (as a genre), landscape (as genre), portrait, self-portrait, animal painting (genre), still life, Christian religious scene
Entered on: 1992-01-26; Modification on: 2018-03-19

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