Heinrich von Zügel

male / German
Murrhardt 1850-10-22
München/Murrhardt 1941-01-30
München; Saur-ndex: München or Murrhard
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Son of sheep farmer Ludwig Zügel and his wife Katharina; their daughter Anna Emilie married Emanuel Hegenbarth in 1902 (Trepesch et al. 2007, p. 170)
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Stuttgart 1867 - 1869
  • München 1869 - 1914
    Student with Karl von Piloty at the Academy; he leaves Piloty after difference of opinion and becomes self-taught; in 1875 he marries Emma, his childhood love; in 1888 he becomes an honorary member of the Academy; 1889 professor at the Academy; ennobled in 1907 (Trepesch et al. 2007)
  • Wenen 1873
    participates in the Worl Exhibition and earns the gold medal
  • Parijs 1878
    participates in the Worl Exhibition
  • Karlsruhe 1894
    Professor at the Academy
  • Nederland 1890 - 1910
    several trips through Holland and Belgium between 1890 and 1910; exhibition 1907
  • België 1890 - 1910
    several trips through Holland and Belgium between 1890 and 1910
  • Groot-Brittannië 1909
    study trip
  • Murrhardt 1914 - 1919
    Due to financial losses because of the War, von Zugel retired to his old parental farm and worked there to provide for his living
  • München 1919 - 1941
    Becomes rector of the Academy; he died in Munich on 30 January 1941
Teacher at academy/university
Großherzogliche Kunstschule (Karlsruhe)
1894-1895 (Akademie Karlsruhe)
Königliche Akademie der Bildenden Kunste (München)
1895-1922 (Thieme/Becker 1907-1950)
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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.
animal painting (genre)
Entered on: 1992-02-01; Modification on: 2018-02-13


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