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FENDI, Peter (1796 - 1842), Painter, sculptor, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FENDI, Peter (1796 - 1842), Painter, sculptor, engraver, draughtsman

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Austrian, 19th century, male.

Born 4 September 1796, in Vienna; died 28 August 1842, in Vienna.

Painter, sculptor, engraver, draughtsman. History painting, portraits, genre scenes.

Fendi studied art in Vienna with Fischer, Maurer and Lampi. He was one of the painters of the Vienna Biedermeier era, and his style was fluid and colourful. In 1836 he was appointed member of the academy of

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