Hoechle, Johann Nepomuk
Hoechle, Johann Nepomuk, b. Munich (Germany), Sept. 16, 1790, d. Vienna, Dec. 22, 1835, painter of battle scenes and genre painter, son of Johann Baptist Hoechle; studied under W. v. Kobell in Munich, in 1800 came to Vienna, studied under M. Wutky and F. H. Füger at the Vienna Academy, then spent many years in Paris at the studio of I. Duvivier, a painter of battle scenes; returned to Vienna and in 1833 became his father's successor as court painter and Kammermaler*.
Works: paintings of war and peasant scenes, paintings of events in Emperor Franz's life.
Literature: A. Urban, Das ö. Schlachtenbild im 19. Jh., doctoral thesis, Vienna 1988.