Hans FRONIUS was born in Sara­je­vo in 1903, where he wit­nessed the assas­si­na­tion attempt on the Aus­tri­an heir to the throne Franz Fer­di­nand in 1914. After the end of the First World War, the fam­i­ly moves to Graz. From 1922 to 1928 he stud­ied at the Acad­e­my of Fine Arts in Vien­na with Prof. Karl Ster­rer, fol­lowed by a mas­ter class with Alois Del­ug. From 1930 to 1960 Fro­nius worked as a pro­fes­sor of art edu­ca­tion, ini­tial­ly in Graz and from 1931 in Fürsten­feld. In the ear­ly 1930s, Fro­nius sought con­tact with Alfred Kubin and an exchange of let­ters fol­lowed that last­ed until Kubin’s death in 1959. Mil­i­tary ser­vice in Rus­sia and Italy from 1943 until the end of the war. 1961 move to Per­ch­tolds­dorf near Vien­na. Pro­fes­sor­ship at the Real­gym­na­si­um Mödling, retired 1964. Hans Fro­nius dies in Mödling in Low­er Aus­tria in 1988. 1976 — first exhi­bi­tion in the Welz gallery.

Hans FRONIUS was born in Sara­je­vo in 1903, where he wit­nessed the assas­si­na­tion attempt on the Aus­tri­an heir to the throne Franz Fer­di­nand in 1914. After the end of the First World War, the fam­i­ly moves to Graz. From 1922 to 1928 he stud­ied at the Acad­e­my of Fine Arts in Vien­na with Prof. Karl Ster­rer, fol­lowed by a mas­ter class with Alois Del­ug. From 1930 to 1960 Fro­nius worked as a pro­fes­sor of art edu­ca­tion, ini­tial­ly in Graz and from 1931 in Fürsten­feld. In the ear­ly 1930s, Fro­nius sought con­tact with Alfred Kubin and an exchange of let­ters fol­lowed that last­ed until Kubin’s death in 1959. Mil­i­tary ser­vice in Rus­sia and Italy from 1943 until the end of the war. 1961 move to Per­ch­tolds­dorf near Vien­na. Pro­fes­sor­ship at the Real­gym­na­si­um Mödling, retired 1964. Hans Fro­nius dies in Mödling in Low­er Aus­tria in 1988. 1976 — first exhi­bi­tion in the Welz gallery.


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