Hugo Charlemont

The Art Agency Weinpolter purchases quality paintings by Hugo Charlemont. Detailed information about the artist:


Hugo Charlemont (Jamnitz, Mähren 1850 - Vienna 1939)

From 1873 on Hugo, the son of the painter Matthias Adolf Charlemont and father of Lilly Charlemont, studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. His teachers were the famous artist Eduard Peithner von Lichtenfels and W. Unger. Later on the painter was a student of his elder brother Eduard and Hans Makart. He went on several study trips to the Netherlands and lived in Venice for a couple of years. 

Charlemont, a landscape, still life, genre and portrait painter, was said to be a multi-talent while still alive: apart from his famous impressionist landscapes he also painted huge still lives, pieces of fruit and flowers as well as animals, portraits and the interiors of Austria's large scale industry. He used technic such as oil, watercolour and gouache.


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