Conrad Wimmer was born in Vienna on June 15, 1844 and died in Munich on June 17, 1905. Wimmer is considered a painter, engraver and watercolorist from the German school.
His main subjects landscapes and marine scenes. Conrad Wimmer received his formal art training from Peter Johann Nepomuk Geiger (1805-1880) at the Vienna Academy.
In 1862, he traveled to Dusseldorf to study landscape painting. While in Dusseldorf, Wimmer met fellow student Ludvig Munthe (1841-1896). Although, Munthe and Wimmer were very close in age, Munthe had a more mature approach to landscape painting and he became the single largest influence on Wimmer's development as an artist. They traveled the countryside painting winter and autumnal landscap
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