graphic artist, lithographer, illustrator

born Nürnberg, 21. Jan 1886

died Nürnberg, 1963

Apprenticeship and work as a lithographer at the Kunstanstalt Nister; in addition, he attended evening classes at the Nuremberg School of Arts and Crafts under Heinrich Heim in 1901-07. 1909-14 he studied at the Munich Academy under Angelo Jank and was a master pupil of Heinrich von Zügel; during his studies he was awarded the Small and Large Silver Medal. From 1916 he did military service. From 1918 he was a freelance painter in Nuremberg. Besides animal paintings he painted Nuremberg and Franconian scenes. In 1922 he became a member of the Nuremberg Art Society, in 1924 he was a founding member of the artists' group 'Die Hütte'.

quoted from the Nuremberg Künstlerlexikon, edited by Manfred H. Grieb.