1826 – 1887
German painter, lithographer, watercolorist. Born in Munich. He received his artistic education at the studio of F. Dahmens. In 1846 - 1849 studied law at the University of Munich. A member of the Munich Academy of Fine Arts in 1852. Traveled a lot to Italy and Switzerland. He lived and worked in Munich. In 1887 memorial exhibition in Munich took place and was a huge success. He was famous as one of the main representatives of the Munich school of landscape painting.