(1787 - 1856)
Theodor Mattenheimer was active/lived in Germany. Theodor Mattenheimer is known for Still life painting.
Biography Theodor Mattenheimer
Like his bother Karl, Theodor Mattenheimer received his first training in art from his father. In 1807 the duchess Maria Anna in Bavaria recommended him to King Max Joseph I, who from then on supported his painting. In 1817, Mattenheimer became gallery inspector in Bamberg and in 1823 he held the same post in Augsburg. Afterwards he became director of the local art and drawing school. Johann Georg von Dillis the first director of the Pinakothek, which opened in 1836, respected Mattenheimer both as a painter as well as a restorer and hired him as inspector for the Pinakothek.
Theodor Mattenheimer specialized in still lives from an early point on. In the early 19th century he was among the pioneers o
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