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MUNSCH, Joseph or Josef (1832 - 1896), Painter, fresco artist, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MUNSCH, Joseph or Josef (1832 - 1896), Painter, fresco artist, lithographer

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Austrian, 19th century, male.

Born 4 October 1832, in Linz; died 28 February 1896, in Munich.

Painter, fresco artist, lithographer. History painting, genre scenes.

In 1853, he went to Munich and was drawn to the study of Meissonier's painting and the Old Dutch Masters. He was awarded a bronze medal in 1878.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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