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Dr. iur. Karl Voglar
Lawyer, academically trained painter, born on Oct. 24, 1888 in Bad Neuhaus close to Cilli, Austria (today’s Dobrna, close to Celje, Slovenjia) studied at the University of Graz in Austria, graduated from Law School in 1914, and in the same year entered the Styrian Prefecture. Studies at the provincial art school in Graz under the professors Alfred Zoff, Anton Marussig, and Daniel Pauluzzi
First works exhibited at the Society of Fine Arts in the Joanneum in 1913 where one painting was acquired by the Society. Member of the Society of Fine Arts in Graz since 1920, and President of the Society from 1952 until his death in Graz on February 24, 1972.
All exhibitions of the Society of Fine Arts from 1919 to 1972; 1921 and 1934 Wiener Künstlerhaus; 1927 Kunsthaus Brackl in Munich; International Alps Exhibition (Alpenausstellung) in Budapest.
Landscapes, still-lifes, and portraits in water color and oil; numerous works in private collections in Austria, Romania, USA (New York), England, and Germany; paintings in the Museum of the City of Graz, the Joanneum in Graz, the Museum of the 1st Republic in the Federal Chancellary of Austria.
Silver Medal of the City of Graz 1926; National Medal in Gold 1930, National Medal in Bronze 1936
Information courtesy of Dr. Daniel Schneditz, grandson-in-law of the artist.