Essay on The First Confession By Hermann Von Kaulbach
1244 Words Dec 3rd, 2016 5 Pages
Hermann von Kaulback was born on July 26th, 1846 in Munich, Germany. Hermann was the son of Wilhelm von Kaulbach, an established artist himself who painted numerous murals in Munich. Hermann’s first career choice was medicine, however, while attending the University Hermann changed directions and chose to pursue art. His father sent him to study art under the Painter Karl von Piloty. Over the years, Hermann von Kaulbach has become known as a “humorous and poetic painter of the child world and of family life” (The Collector and Art Critic). His paintings of children are known world-wide. “there are few artists who so thoroughly understand and so charmingly picture the droll and captivating side of child life” (The Collector and Art Critic).
The First Confession is undated but based on the artist life, it would have been painted between 1846 and 1909. At the Crocker Art Museum, it hung in a gallery…