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Lenbach, Franz von (1836 - 1904), painter

Sonja von Baranow

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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German painter. The son of a master builder, he trained for his father’s profession at the Königliche Landwirtschafts- und Gewerbeschule in Landshut, also working from 1851 in the sculpture studio of Anselm Sickinger (1807–73) in Munich. His elder brother, Karl August Lenbach (1828–47), had already become involved with painting, and it was through him that Franz Lenbach met Johann Baptist Hofner (1832–1913), an artist who had studied at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in

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