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FORCHNER, Franz Xaver (<i>died</i> 1751), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FORCHNER, Franz Xaver (died 1751), Painter

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German, 18th century, male.

Born to a family originally from Dietenheim (Swabia, Baden-Württemberg); died 19 September 1751, in Dietenheim.


The church in Höselhurst contains ceiling frescoes by Franz Xaver Forchner depicting the Adoration of the Magi and St Nicholas Entering Heaven. The church in Muttensweiler has ceiling frescoes showing Story of St Norbert and Saints of the Premonstratensian Order, while the church in Dietenheim has a

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