Eduard Peithner von Lichtenfels

1833-1913 Austria-Landscapes

 

Brief Biography-Eduard Peithner von Lichtenfels from Vienna was the son of philosopher Johann Peithner von Lichtenfels. He studied under Franz Steinfeld and Thomas Ender at Vienna Academy. He spent time in Düsseldorf where he was an associate of the Malkasten, the 'Paintbox Artists Association', which was founded in 1848. After Düsseldorf he served in the infantry during the Italian encounter of 1859 before returning to Vienna.
Lichtenfels taught as professor of landscape painting in the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts from 1872 and later became rector of the Academy. He was also an honour member of the 'Belgian Royal Society of Watercolours' association. His works consisted mostly of landscapes and the mountains of Austria and Bavaria. He died in Berlin where he had moved to after his retirement.

 

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dilapidated mill

dilapidated mill


italian landscape

italian landscape by Eduard Peithner von Lichtenfels


landscape

landscape


mountain

mountain


overlooking durnstein

overlooking durnstein

summer landscape
with a mill

summer landscape with a mill

view of
istrian coast

view of istrian coast