Hugo Charlemont

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Hugo Charlemont
Maler Hugo Charlemont in seinem Atelier 1902 A. Huber (cropped).jpg
Born March 18, 1850
Jemnice, Moravia
Died April 18, 1939
Nationality Austrian
Known for Painting

Hugo Charlemont (March 18, 1850 – April 18, 1939) was an Austrian painter.


Hugo was born in Jemnice, Moravia.[1] He was the son of the miniature painter Matthias Adolf Charlemont and the brother of the painters Eduard Charlemont (1848–1906) and Theodor Charlemont (1859–1938). Hugo's daughter Lilly Charlemont also was an artist.

From 1873 he studied art at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna under Eduard von Lichtenfels.[2] Charlemont was a painter of landscapes, still lifes, genre subjects, animals, and portraits. He died in Vienna.[citation needed]


Pelicans on the Riverbank
  • Interieur with a forge (Vienna, Austrian gallery, Inv. No. 2784), 1883, oil on wood, 48.5 x 70 cm
  • Highway with Birkenallee (Vienna, Austrian gallery, Inv. No. 253), 1894, oil on wood, 68 x 100 cm
  • Park with elegant Viennese villa (Vienna museum), 1902, oil on canvas, 145 x 100 cm
  • Young woman with azalea plant (Vienna museum), 1928, oil on canvas, 68 x 83 cm
  • Illustration to "Kronprinzenwerk" (Austrian-Hungarian monarchy in word and pictures, 1885–1902).
  • Harp, (Sweden, private collection) ND, oil on wood
  • Forest Pond, (Colorado, private collection) 1922, oil on canvas, 36 x 26 cm


  1. ^ John Denison Champlin; Charles Callahan Perkins (1913). Cyclopedia of painters and paintings. C. Scribner's sons. p. 271. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Art Institute of Chicago (1896). Catalogue of the objects in the Museum. Printed for the Art Institute. p. 77. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 

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