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HILTENSPERGER, Johann Georg (1806 - 1890), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HILTENSPERGER, Johann Georg (1806 - 1890), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 21 February 1806, in Haldenwang; died 13 June 1890, in Munich.

Painter. Historical subjects.

Hiltensperger was a student at the Munich academy of art under Langer in 1822, and in Düsseldorf under Cornelius whom he followed to Munich in 1825. He executed the frescoes in the arcades in Munich's Hofgarten.

King Ludwig of Bavaria having taken him into his service, Hiltensperger

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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