After moving his parents to Brixen graduated Atzwanger 1903 at the city's Vinzentinum . He then studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich , among others with Wilhelm von Diez and Gabriel von Hackl . From 1940 to 1943 he took numerous photographs in South Tyrol on behalf of the German Ahnenerbe Research Foundation . From 1949 to 1957 he documented the building stock of the North and East Tyrolean valleys on behalf of the Tyrolean provincial government .
- Honorary member of the South Tyrolean Artists Association (1956)
- Ellen Hastaba: Atzwanger, Hugo . In: Austrian Biographical Lexicon 1815–1950 . 2nd revised edition (online only).
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Austrian painter, graphic artist, photographer and folklorist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 19, 1883|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Feldkirch|
|DATE OF DEATH||June 12, 1960|
|Place of death||Bolzano|