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Joseph Wopfner

 (1843 - 1927)
Joseph Wopfner was active/lived in Austria.  Joseph Wopfner is known for painting.

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Joseph Wopfner


Josef Wopfner was born in Schwaz in 1843 and died in 1927 in Munich.  In 1860 Josef Wopfner traveled to Munich where he first worked as a lithographer.  From 1869 to 1872 he was a pupil of Karl Theodor von Piloty.  During this time he was also influenced by the landscapist Eduard Schleich the Elder, and this would be reflected in the character of his Chiemsee paintings.

He belonged to the circle surrounding Karl Raupp, founder of the artist’s colony at Frauenwörth.  In 1888 the artist was awarded the title of Professor.  Like Raupp, Wopfner thematically circled the Chiemsee, alternating landscapes with dramatic paintings of fishermen.  Drawing from his precise studies of nature undertaken en plein air,   ...  Displaying 750 of 862 characters.



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About  Joseph Wopfner

Born:  1843 - Schwaz/Tirol
Died:   1927 - Munich
Known for:  painting