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FISCHER, Martin Johann (1741 - 1820), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FISCHER, Martin Johann (1741 - 1820), Sculptor

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Austrian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 2 November 1741, in Bebele, near Hopfen; died 27 April 1820, in Vienna.


Martin Johann Fischer studied under Tabota and J. Schletterer in Vienna and became a member of the academy of fine arts. In 1815 he was appointed as director of the school of art and sculpture. A great number of his works are to be found in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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