(1829 - 1900)
Anton Seitz was active/lived in Germany. Anton Seitz is known for Landscape and genre painting.
Biography Anton Seitz
Anton Seitz (1829-1900), at the age of 16, apprenticed with the engraver Friedrich Wagner in Nuremberg.
There he later attended art school and studied under Albert Christoph
Reindel and August von Kreling. In 1850 he moved to Munich where he
became an assistant to the genre painter Gisbert Flüggen.
Munich Academy, where he taught, he became acquainted with the Munich
school and soon gained his reputation as a genre painter. In 1876 he was
appointed honorary member of the Academy of Fine Arts. Seitz's oeuvre
comprises mainly of scenes which depict rural life in an often slightly
humorous manner. Already during his lifetime his paintings were highly
popular and sought-after.