Alfred August Felix Bachmann (1863 – 1956)
German Orientalist Painter Alfred August Felix Bachmann was born in 1863 in Dirschau. After high school education, he became a student of Max Schmidt at the Königsberg Academy of Art. Traveled to the islands of the North Sea, Sicily, Normandy, Portugal and Tenerife to improve their studies. He has been living in Munich since 1891. In 1941 he moved to Ambach.
He concentrated mainly on coastal landscapes but did not neglect prairie and hilly areas. Since 1887 he regularly attended the exhibitions at the Glaspalast in Munich. In 1913, he won a gold medal at the exhibition at Glaspalast, Berlin. In 1917 he was awarded the Austrian Grand Gold Medal Service Award and in 1952 he was awarded the German Service Cross. His works take place in many important collections.
He was appointed by Otto Erich Hartleben to the “Halkonian Academy for Unexplored Sciences”. Bachmann made the last portrait of Hartleben “on the deathbed” (published as a special publication of the Academy as “Last Greetings”).
A List of important works of the Artist. Visit the gallery with large-size images, date, size, location and technical information.