Angelo Jank (1868-1940)

Angelo Jank was born on the 30th October 1868, a German animal painter, draughtsman, illustrator and member of the Munich Secession. He specialised in horse racing scenes and animals.

After graduating from the Wihelmsgymnasium in 1888, he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts from 1891 to 1896 with Ludwig von Löfftz and Paul Hoecker.  In 1898, he had his first showing with members of the Munich Secession and exhibited with several art societies at the Glaspalast and the Salon des Artistes Francais at the Exposition Universelle of 1900 where he received an honourable mention.

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