(1850 - 1930)
Franz (Frank) Biberstein was active/lived in Wisconsin / Switzerland. Franz Biberstein is known for landscape, moving panorama-history.
Franz Biberstein was born in St. Niklaus, Solothurn Canton, Switzerland. HIs father was a skilled marble craftsman and carved cemetery monuments and also laid floors in marble for churches.
He took his early training from Johann Sutterlin, a Swiss landscape painter, and at age 19 went to Munich where he enrolled in 1869 at the Royal Academy and spent two years. One of his teachers was Wilhelm vonDiez, a leader in Munich realism. The young Biberstein was much more interested in landscape painting than the traditional academic training of sketching and then painting from live models, and he spent much time painting mountain scenery when he should have been attending classes.
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