Friday, 9 August 2019

946) Leopold Kupelwieser

Leopold Kupelwieser (1796 – 1862). Austrian painter, often associated with the Nazarene movement.
During a stay in Rome in 1824, he came under the influence of Friedrich Overbeck and the Nazarene movement.
After his return to Vienna, he earned his living primarily as an illustrator and portrait painter, although he is also known to have painted shop signs.
In 1837, he became Professor of history painting at the Academy and, in 1850, was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Order of Franz Joseph. Virtually all of his later work involved religious altarpieces and frescoes.

Self-portrait (c.1813)

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