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Hans Anton Aschenborn

1888-1931 Germany/Namibia/South Africa

 

Brief Biography-Hans Anton Aschenborn was a painter, illustrator and poet. Born in Kiel, Germany, he travelled to Namibia c. 1912 and worked on a farm that he purchased, and in 1920, he moved to South Africa. His paintings were primarily of African Wildlife. In 1921, he returned to Germany, where he spent the remainder of his days. Aschenborn is renowned in Namibia and South Africa, where streets got named after him. His son Dieter and grandson Ulrich are also famous artists.

 

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east africa line

east africa line

from sea to sea
the kiel canal

from sea to sea the kiel canal


lion

lion


lone scout

lone scout


small watercolour

small watercolour


zebra with girl

zebra with girl