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GASSER, Hanns (1817 - 1868), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GASSER, Hanns (1817 - 1868), Painter, sculptor

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Austrian, 19th century, male.

Born 2 October 1817, in Eisentratten; died 24 April 1868, in Budapest.

Painter, sculptor. Figures, nudes, portraits.

Hanns Gasser was a pupil of Klieber and Kahssmann at the art academy in Vienna and of Leitung von Schwanthaler in Munich. He worked mainly in Vienna and spent some time as a teacher at the academy. Some of his colossal statues, executed with

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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