Biographical summary :
- Born on June 1st 1850 on the domain of Nehatu in Estonia.
- Studied at the Nicolai-Gymnasium in Tallinn, where his art teacher, Albert Sprengel, discovered his talent for painting.
- As of 1868, studied painting at the Academy of Arts in Düsseldorf, Germany.
- Founded his own studio in Düsseldorf in 1871.
- Married Emilie Poensgen in 1877.
- In 1893, became a member of the Academy of Arts of Berlin.
- Received the title of professor from the Academy of Arts in Düsseldorf.
- Died on February 12 1930 in Hösel, near Düsseldorf.
The painter Gregor von Bochmann (1850 - 1930)
Museums, exhibitions, journals, newspapers and private collections (in German)
(mostly in German)
- Wikipedia - Deutsch
collected by Dorothea Peters, Berlin
- 2002 Exhibition at the Galerie an der Börse, Düsseldorf - paintings shown: oil paintings,
- 2014 Exhibition : Drawings and watercolors shown at the Ostholstein-Museum in Eutin
- Paintings in museums and public collections
- Some personal information about the painter
- The development of the work catalogue - a short overview. See also
Élaboration d'un catalogue des oeuvres du peintre Gregor von Bochmann
(in French), Presentation given in Gatineau (near Ottawa), Canada (2012) - a big file - long to download
- Print your own Bochmann-painting - some high-resolution photos, which you may print
- Remarks about a few paintings - Special paintings - Paintings from the Dutch coast
- Illustrations to Andersen's fairy tale The Christmas Tree
- Essay about Gregor von Bochmann - im Rahmen des Themas "Menschen aus Estland im
deutschsprachigen Kulturraum heute und gestern" von Kaidi Lõo,
Humanistisches Gymnasium Õismäe, Tallinn (Estland), 11. Klasse, 2005.
I am in the process of building up a work catalogue of the painter Malers Gregor von Bochmann. I would appreciate any indications about the works of the artists. Please send any information, as well as a photo, if possible, to email@example.com . (I am the great-grandson of the painter).
Gregor v. Bochmann
, computer scientist
Web site established in 1999; new version 2017; last update: March 2017
Thanks to: Frédéric von Bochmann (for technical consulting), Kaidi Loo (for the estonian translation), and Friedrich Hübner (for the russian translation).