(1848 - 1913)
Karl Karger was active/lived in Austria. Karl Karger is known for Genre and historical painting.
Biography Karl Karger
Karl Karger (1848-1913) was a
genre and historical painter, who was commissioned portraits of the
European crowns of the 19th century and paintings inside the great
buildings of Vienna. He completed his artistic education at the Academy
of Fine Arts in Vienna.
He worked on the cardboards of the mural
paintings in the Viennese Opera House together with Eduard von Engerth. He became a full member of the Künstlerhaus Wien in 1870. Later he
taught at different art academies in Vienna.
The ceiling paintings in
the vestibules of the Viennese Hofburgtheater are his main work that he
created in 1885/86. Works by the artist can be found in the
Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, th
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