(1854 - 1900)
Max Koner was active/lived in Germany. Max Koner is known for Portrait painting.
Biography Max Koner
Born in Berlin in 1854, the painter Max Koner studied at the Prussian Academy of
Arts from 1873 to 1878 and attended the classes of Eduard Daege, Eduard
Holbein, Anton von Werner and Max Michael. In 1875 he traveled to Italy
and in 1878 to Paris.
He was initially interested in landscapes, but
from 1888 he focused on portraits. Koner was one of the most recognized
portraitists of his time, receiving orders from the imperial court,
other noble houses and the fine Berlin society. In 1893 he was accepted
as member of the Academy and received a gold medal at the Great Berlin
Art Exhibition in the following year.
His wife, Sophie (1855-1929), was a
portraitist, too, and specialized in the depict
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