Martin Knoller

1725-1804 Austria-Neoclassicism

 

Brief Biography-Martin Knoller was born in Steinach, Tyrol, Austria in 1725. His father, who was an artist, tutored him, and in 1745, the painter Paul Troger took him under his instruction in Vienna. In Rome, he became a disciple of Raphael Mengs, and he progressed to Court Painter at Milan in 1756. He advanced to Professor at the Brera Academy in 1760. The Austrian ambassador to Milan, Count Firmian, was one of his most noted patrons. Knoller was a painter of frescoes and oils, being more skilled at frescoes. He died in Milan in 1804.

 

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Benedictine Abbey Neresheim

Benedictine Abbey Neresheim

Assumption of the Virgin

Assumption of the Virgin

Ignaz
Guenther

Ignaz Guenther


Self Portrait

Self Portrait