Born in Munich on 8-Feb-1867, died in Oberammergau on 28-Feb 1939. He was a German military painter, known for his impressive battle scenes. Studied at the Fine Art Academy in Munich together with Gabriel Hackl and Alexander von Liezen-Mayer.
We has very well known for his panoramic paintings like: 100 square-foot “The battle of Bergisel” painted in Insburg in 1894. At the end of 19th century he also painted several other panoramic paintings, inspired by the Franko-German wars. During the World War 1, he was an airman, creating many aerial paintings and photographs.
Zeno Diemen visited Macedonia during the Great war, where he served in the Greek part of Macedonia around the Halkidiki peninsulas, and Kavalа. One example of his Macedonian period is the painting: “Monastery under Mount Athos” sold by Sotheby’s London 12/12/2005, lot number: 128. He also produce several drawings from the Macedonian battlefields which were reproduced in the German War newspapers