(1764 - 1818)
Joseph Abel was active/lived in Austria. Joseph Abel is known for painting.
Biography Joseph Abel
The history painter and etcher Josef Abel belonged to those Viennese artists who had a preference for Classical subject matter and for the Italian Renaissance. He studied at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste under Friedrich Heinrich Füger and Franz Anton von Zauner. The best pupil of his age group, he was awarded a generous grant, which enabled him to stay in Rome for six years from 1801 onwards. Before that he was invited by Prince Adam Casimir Czartoryski to Poland where he worked as a drawing teacher and tutor at the prince’s manor in 1795/96.
In 1796 Abel returned to Vienna and worked as an independent painter. His friendship with Füger still connected him with the Academy. In the summer of 1801 Abe
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