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DEFREGGER, Franz von (1835 - 1921), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DEFREGGER, Franz von (1835 - 1921), Painter

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 30 April 1835, in Stronach (Tyrol); died 1921, in Munich.

Painter. History painting, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

[not available online] [not available online]Franz von Defregger began as a shepherd and then moved towards the fine arts and entered the Munich academy, where he was a pupil of Piloty. He won a third class medal at the Exposition Universelle of

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