(American born Bavaria, 1825 - 1896)

Coming Ashore

Oil on canvas, 7 x 9 7/8 inches
Signed at lower right: “Eglau”

Max Eglau immigrated to the United States from Bavaria and settled in the lower east side of New York City. He was a highly respected Hudson-River School painter and teacher in New York City including grammar schools and Cooper Union, and exhibited at the National Academy of Design.

Tragically Eglau’s life ended by murder in his classroom at the School for Deaf Mutes in New York City in February of 1896.

About the Artist

(American born Bavaria, 1825 - 1896)

Max Eglau immigrated to the United States from Bavaria and settled in the lower east side of New York City. He was a highly respected Hudson-River School painter and teacher in New York City including grammar schools and Cooper Union, and exhibited at the National Academy of Design. Tragically Eglau’s life ended by murder in his classroom at the School for Deaf Mutes in New York City in February 1896.