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Friedrich von Amerling

Friedrich von Amerling Self-portrait oil painting on canvas
Self-portrait
Painting ID::  79876
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Friedrich von Amerling Self-portrait oil painting on canvas



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  Friedrich von Amerling
  Austrian Academic Painter, 1803-1887,Austrian painter. He came from a family of craftsmen and studied (1815-24) at the Akademie der bildenden Kenste, Vienna, where one of his teachers was the conservative history painter Hubert Maurer (1738-1818). From 1824 to 1826 he attended the Academy in Prague, where he was taught by Josef Bergler. In 1827 and 1828 Amerling stayed in London, and he met the portrait painter Sir Thomas Lawrence, whose work was to be a strong influence on Amerling's painting during the next two decades. Amerling also travelled to Paris and Rome but was recalled to Vienna on an official commission to paint a life-size portrait of the emperor Francis I of Austria (Vienna, Ksthist. Mus.). With this work,
  Self-portrait
  1834(1834) Oil on canvas Height: 51 cm (20.1 in). Width: 42 cm (16.5 in). cjr

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