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ITTENBACH, Franz (1813 - 1879), Painter, fresco artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ITTENBACH, Franz (1813 - 1879), Painter, fresco artist

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 18 April 1813, in Königswinter; died 1 December 1879, in Düsseldorf.

Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects, portraits. Murals.

Ittenbach went to Düsseldorf in 1832 and was admitted to the studio of Wilhelm Schadow there. He also worked with T. Hildebrand, but was nonetheless more influenced by Schadow, whom he accompanied to Italy in 1839, returning to Germany in 1842.

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