Name
Ludwig Becker
Gender
Male
Roles
  • Artist (Sculptor)
  • Artist (Printmaker)
  • Artist (Draughtsman)
  • Artist (Painter)
Other Occupation
  • Explorer (ANZSIC code: 6910)
  • Naturalist (ANZSIC code: 6910)
  • Botanical artist (ANZSIC code: 6910)
Birth date
5 September 1808
Birth place
Offenbach-am-Main, Germany
Death date
29 April 1861
Death place
Bulloo, Qld.
Active Period
  • 1826 - 1861
Arrival
  • 1851 (Arrived in Launceston, Tas.)
Residence
  • 1860 - 1861 Central Australia & Queensland (Member of the Burke & Wills expedition )
  • 1854 - 1860 Melbourne, Vic.
  • 1852 - 1854 Bendigo, Vic. (On the goldfields )
  • 1851 - 1852 Launceston, Tas.
  • c.1850 - c.1851 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1850 England, UK
  • 1840 - 1844 Mainz, Germany
  • 1829 - 1840 Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany
  • c.1808 - c.1829 Offenbach-am-Main, Germany
Training
  • St├Ądelesche Institut, Germany
  • c.1818 Ludwig Georg Gymnasium, Germany
Languages
  • English
Initial Record Data Source
  • The Dictionary of Australian Artists: painters, sketchers, photographers and engravers to 1870