(1837 - 1902)
Julius Geertz was active/lived in Germany. Julius Geertz is known for painting.
Biography Julius Geertz
Julius Geertz was born in Hamburg where he began his artistic studies under the brothers Günther Gensler (de) and Martin Gensler (de), then worked for some time as a private student of the former, after which he became a pupil of Adolf des Coudres in Karlsruhe.
He moved to Düsseldorf in 1860 and entered the studio of Rudolf Jordan. In 1864 he travelled to Paris, where he studied the work of the old masters, and afterwards to Brittany and the Netherlands.
He then settled in Düsseldorf, where he painted genre scenes, partly serious, partly humorous, taken from ordinary life and the doings of young people; among these Der Verbrecher nach der Verurteilung ("The
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