(1851 - 1937)
Hugo Darnaut was active/lived in Germany, Austria. Hugo Darnaut is known for landscape.
Biography Hugo Darnaut
The landscapist Hugo Darnaut, a follower of Austrian Mood Impressionism, spent his youth in Graz as the son of the court actor Michael Fix, known as Darnaut. He completed an apprenticeship as a theater painter in Vienna with court theater painter Heinrich Burghart, and this was followed by training at the Vienna Academy with Eduard Peithner von Lichtenfels (1833–1913). He studied in Düsseldorf on a stipend, at the former centre for landscape painting with Andreas Achenbach, Robert Meyerheim and Johannes Wortmann.
In 1877 he became a member of the Künstlerhaus in Vienna. He first taught in Schloss Plankenstein after Emil Jakob Schindler’s death, and then in Maria Anzbach from 1912. He taught numerous pupils.
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