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TRENKWALD, Josef Mathias von (1824 - 1897), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
TRENKWALD, Josef Mathias von (1824 - 1897), Painter, draughtsman

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Austrian, 19th century, male.

Born 13 March 1824, in Prague; died 28 July 1897, in Perchtoldsdorf near Vienna.

Painter, draughtsman. History painting.

A pupil at the academies of Prague and Vienna, and of Ruben, Trenkwald was awarded numerous public honours. He travelled to Rome, and was appointed director of the Prague academy and professor in Vienna. He painted a number of frescoes.

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