German, 1859 - 1925
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Ferdinand Leeke was born in Burg, near Magdeburg, Germany on April 7th 1859. He studied
at the Munich Academy under the famed Johann Herterich (1843-1905), considered to be a remarkable
genre and historical painter, and with the Hungarian genre and landscape painter, Alexander von Wagner (1838-1919). Around 1889 Leeke was commissioned by Siegfried Wagner, the son of the composer Richard Wagner, to paint a series of paintings showing scenes from ten operas of Wagner.
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