Erasmus Engert

1796-1871 Austria/Romanticism

 

Brief Biography-Erasmus Engert, or Erasmus Ritter von Engerth was born in Vienna where he studied at the Art Academy. His studies took him to Italy where his paintings were of historical subject and portraits. Back in Vienna he undertook many copies of old masters and eventually concentrated on restoration. He became director of the art gallery in Belvedere Palace in 1857. Emperor Franz Joseph 1 knighted him in 1865.

 

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viennese domestic
garden

viennese domestic garden

the four children of
the carpenter

the four children of the carpenters designer zlamal in vienna

still life with a
parrot and grapes

still life with a parrot and grapes

lady in a
green dress

lady in a green dress