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Amerling, Friedrich von

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00004009
Amerling, Friedrich von

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Austrian, 19th century, male.

Born 14 April 1803, in Vienna; died 15 January 1887, in Vienna.

Painter, engraver, illuminator. Religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Biedermeier.

Amerling was from a poor family and had to overcome numerous obstacles in order to get his artistic career under way. He began by illuminating geographical maps and doing line engravings. In ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Book Arts and Illustration ; Prints and Printmaking ; Religious Art ; Christian Art ; 19th-Century Art

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