Karoly Lotz

  • Also Known As: Karl Anton Paul Lotz
  • Also Known As: Lotz Karoly Antal Pal
  • German


Prince of Hungarian Artists

Lotz Karoly Antal Pal was a notable German born Hungarian academic painter. One of the most popular muralist of this time, his works include the frieze compositions decorating the staircases of the Hungarian National Museum and murals in the Budapest Vigado (Casino), the ceiling of the Opera's auditorium and murals in the House of Parliament. - AsNotedIn


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1833/12/16 Karl Lotz is born in Bad Homburg vor der Hohe, Germany, to Antonia Hofflick Lotz. His father, Wilhelm Christian Lotz, was a valet of Prince Gustav zu Hessen-Homburg at the time when the prince was representing Austria at the Congress of Vienna. Born
1852/00/00 In 1852, Karoly Lotz studies at the Viennese private school of Karl Rahl. Later he will work for Rahl, drawing his preliminary cartoons. Education
1874/00/00 Mor Than and Karoly Lotz paint murals decorating the staircases of the Hungarian National Museum. Artist Hungarian National Museum, Pest Budapest
1878/00/00 Karoly Lotz paints frescoes in the main hall of Saxlehner Palace. Painter Saxlehner Residence, Pest Budapest
1882/00/00 Karoly Lotz paints the murals on the upper floors of the Terezvaros Casino. Artist Parizsi Nagyaruhaz, Pest Budapest
1884/00/00 Karoly Lotz creates murals on the ceiling of the Budapest Opera. Artist Hungarian State Opera, Pest Budapest
1884/00/00 Karoly Lotz and Mor Than paint the murals in the Budapest Vigado (Budapest Casino). Artist Vigado Concert Hall, Pest Budapest
1897/00/00 Karoly Lotz paints the murals in the stairways of the Hungarian Parliament Building, Budapest. Artist Hungarian Parliament Buildings Budapest
1903/00/00 Karoly Lotz paints the "Apotheosis of the Habsburg Dynasty", a huge ceiling fresco in the Habsburg Room of the newly rebuilt Royal Palace. The fresco survived World War II unscathed, but it was destroyed in the 1950s. Artist Hungarian National Gallery, Buda Budapest
1904/10/13 Karl Lotz dies in Budapest. As a "Prince of Hungarian Artists" he is given a state funeral and a memorial. His pictures, drawings and sketches were donated to the State of Hungary and are now in the Szepmuveszeti Muzeum. Died Szepmuveszeti Muzeum, Pest Budapest
1905/00/00 Created by Karoly Lotz, mosaics are installed in the dome of St Stephen's Basilic, 1904 - 1905. Artist St Stephen's Basilica, Pest Budapest
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