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Franz Xavier Petter

 (1791 - 1866)
Franz Xavier Petter was active/lived in Austria.  Franz Petter is known for still life, nature morte painting and drawing.

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Franz Xavier Petter


Franz Xavier Petter (1791, Vienna - 1866, Vienna)

Franz Xavier Petter was the son of  Jacob Petter, an Austrian court servant and porcelain painter. In 1809 the young Petter became the pupil of Johann Baptist Drechsler and Sebastian Wegmayr at the Vienna Academy and in 1814 he succeeded Drechlser as Instructor at the Academy's School of Botanical Drawing. In 1835 he became the school's principal.  

From 1816 Petter started exhibiting his works regularly, first at the Academy's exhibitions and later at the Austrian Art Association. Themes such as still life, fruit and flower paintings dominated his artistic output. Many of Petter's paintings are characterized by a formality of composition and a baroque flamboyance, w  ...  Displaying 750 of 1178 characters.



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About  Franz Xavier Petter

Born:  1791 - Austria
Died:   1866 - Austrai
Known for:  still life, nature morte painting and drawing