Karl Heffner

1849- 1925
German School


Morning Light on the River

Oil on canvas, 37 1/2" x 27"

Signed lower right Karl Heffner

$3,500.00 framed







 Karl Heffner is best known for his panoramic views of expansive landscapes in northern Germany as well as England. Born in Wuerzberg Germany in 1849, Heffner originally studied music in Munich. His art studies began while working and traveling with the English art dealer Wallis during the early 1870s.

Heffner was a pupil of Johann Nepomuk Otto, Adolph Stademann and Adolph Heinrich Lier. In 1886, he was made an honorary member of the Academy of Munich. In 1887, he obtained the title of professor from the Prince Regent.

He exhibited in Vienna and Munich, as well as at the Royal Academy and Grosvenor Gallery in London. Heffner received an honorable mention, in 1889 at the Universal Exposition in Paris and his works have been displayed in museums in Bristol, Melbourne, Munich, Rome and Sydney.