« Back to overview
Wilhelm Kuhnert

Kuhnert, Wilhelm

German painter and etcher, born 28.09.1865 in Oppeln, died 11.02.1926 in Flims (Graubünden)


1883-1887 studies at the Berlin Academy of Art, pupil of Bellermann and Meyerheim

1883-1926 lives in Berlin.

About the artist

Numerous trips to the north, Egypt, South Africa and India for the purpose of landscape and animal studies. Early enthusiasm for the animal kingdom, studies and draws tropical animals in their natural habitat. His works show all kinds of animals, he becomes a great master especially in his etchings and oil paintings. Kuhnert becomes famous as “Löwen-Kuhnert” [Lion-Kuhnert].

Persons are rarely depicted in his pictures. His fame is extended through his works as a book illustrator, e.g. “Brehms Tierleben” [Brehm’s Wildlife], “Das Tierleben der Erde” [Wildlife on Earth] by Haacke and the catalogue of his etchings by Hirzel “Im Lande meiner Modelle” [In the country of my models].


Art

Klapperschlange
Löwenfamilie
Nilpferde
Pinguine
[Translate to English:] Waldspitzmaus
Wilhelm Kuhnert, Klapperschlange

left

right

Klapperschlange

Gallery program Hunting and animal art

Artwork Graphic

Technique Pencil and colored pencil on paper

Dimensions 18 x 27 cm

I am interested »
Wilhelm Kuhnert, Löwenfamilie

left

right

Löwenfamilie

Gallery program Hunting and animal art

Artwork Graphic

Technique Pencil on paper

Dimensions 140 x 110 cm

I am interested »
Wilhelm Kuhnert, Nilpferde

left

right

Nilpferde

Gallery program Hunting and animal art

Artwork Graphic

Technique Pencil on paper

Dimensions 18 x 24 cm

I am interested »
Wilhelm Kuhnert, Pinguine

left

right

Pinguine

Gallery program Hunting and animal art

Artwork Graphic

Technique Pencil on paper

Dimensions 15 x 9 cm

I am interested »
Wilhelm Kuhnert, Waldspitzmaus

left

right

[Translate to English:] Waldspitzmaus

Gallery program Hunting and animal art

Artwork Graphic

Technique Pencil

Dimensions 140 x 110 cm

I am interested »