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Gabriel Cornelius (Gabriel) Max

1840–1915

Bohemian-born German painter. Born in Prague; studied at the art academy there, and then in Vienna, 1855–8. Studied in Munich, 1863–7. Professor of historical painting, Munich, 1879–83. Lived at Starnberger Lake in Ammerland, where he had a large colony of monkeys. Interested in spiritualism and the occult. Ennobled in 1900.

Source

NDB

Bibliography

NDB: Neue deutsche Biographie. Under the auspices of the Historical Commission of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences. 26 vols. (A–Vocke) to date. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot. 1953–.

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