(1825 - 1896)
Max Eglau was active/lived in New York, New Jersey / Germany. Max Eglau is known for figure in landscape painting-Hudson River style, teaching.
Max Eglau, highly respected Hudson-River School painter and teacher in New York City including grammar schools and Cooper Union, had his life ended by murder in his classroom at the School for Deaf Mutes in New York City in February 1896. The murder was never solved. Following is information about the murder, which appeared in newspapers and other online sources:
Max is Dead !
On Monday, February 10, 1896 at 2:15pm, Max Eglau's art students waited for his arrival. When the professor did not appear after a few minutes the superintendent David Greene went to Mr Eglau's studio to look for him. The elderly artist was lying on the floor dead. It was a bloody mess. Messengers were dispatched ... Displaying 750 of 4437 characters.