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ARNOLD, Josef, the Elder (1788 - 1879), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ARNOLD, Josef, the Elder (1788 - 1879), Painter

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Austrian, 19th century, male.

Born 14 March 1788, in Stans near Schwaz (Tyrol); died 23 February 1879, in Innsbruck.

Painter. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

Josef Arnold the Elder studied in Munich and under Schöpf in Vienna, working with the latter on a number of frescoes. Among his principal works are David and Abigail (1824) and The Death of Sapphira (Emperor's Prize). These two works are

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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