Robert von Haug
Born. 27.05.1857 in Stuttgart
Died. 03.04.1922 in Stuttgart
German painter, impressionist, illustrator, and lithographer who specialised in scenes from the “War of Liberation”.
About the artist
Robert von Haug was born on 27 May 1857, in Stuttgart. He studied at the Stuttgart Art School for 5 years before moving to Munich in 1877 to study at the Academy of Fine Arts. He returned to Stuttgart in 1879 to continue with his work.
He spent most of his time working on book illustrations and in 1883 he had his first major exhibitions, including one at the Glaspalast. During this time he also painted frescoes for the Stuttgart City Hall.
In 1894, he got a position as a Professor at the Art school in Stuttgart and was later promoted to the position of director from 1912 -1916.
Rober von Haug died on 3 April 1922, Stuttgart.
He is remembered as a German impressionist painter, illustrator, and lithographer who specialized in scenes from the “Befreiungskriege” (Freedom War against Napoleon).