Karl Ludwig Seeger
(1808 - 1866)
Karl Ludwig Seeger was active/lived in United States, Germany. Karl Seeger is known for landscape painting, museum director and educator.
Biography Karl Ludwig Seeger
A German painter and educator, Karl Seeger was known for landscape subjects. His collection of artwork and archival items is located in the State and University Library in Darmstadt.
Seeger was a pupil of Louis Catoir (1792-1841) in Mainz, and from 1826 of Carl Rottmann in Munich .
In 1837 he became an inspector at the Darmstadt Museum, and chief of the museum's art school. He is also the author of the first museum catalog, dated 1843.
Seeger is considered the discoverer of the 'Dachau Moss' as an artistic motif of many painters of the Munich School*. The moss was located north of Dachau and it noted for its landscape with meadows, pine forests, and swamp forests.
As an artist with acute powers of observation,
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