Ignaz Gaugengigl

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Ignaz Michael Marcell Gaugengigl (born July 29, 1853 in Passau , † August 3, 1932 in Boston , Massachusetts ) was a German painter who worked mainly in the United States. Numerous historical pictures and portraits come from Gaugengigl.

Gaugengigl was born as the son of the royal university teacher Ignaz Gaugengigl (born July 30, 1808 Thiershofen, Schrobenhausen). After graduating from school, he began studying at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich . There he was a student of the engraver Johann Leonhard Raab , as well as Otto Seitz and Wilhelm von Diez .

After visiting his sister in Boston, Gaugengigl settled there himself in 1880. He specialized in portraiture and depicted numerous people from the cultural and social life of Boston.

Most of his works are in US private ownership. In 1906 Gaugengigl was accepted as an Associate Member ( ANA ) at the National Academy of Design in New York .

Individual evidence

  1. Joseph Gutenäcker: Directory of all programs and occasional publications which are sent to K. Bayer. Lyceums, grammar schools and Latin schools from the school year 1823/24 to the end of the school year 1859/60. Bamberg, 1862, p. 95.
  2. nationalacademy.org: Past Academicians "G" / Gaugengigl, Ignaz Marcel ANA 1906 ( Memento of the original from January 16, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. (accessed on June 23, 2015)  @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.nationalacademy.org

Web links

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