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Karl Lungkwitz

 (1813 - 1891)
Karl Hermann Lungkwitz was active/lived in Texas / Germany.  Karl Lungkwitz is known for topographic town-landscape, lithography.

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Karl Lungkwitz


Early Texas landscape painter and photographer Karl Friedrich Hermann Lungkwitz was born on March 14, 1813 in Halle-an-der-Saale, Saxony, while Napoleon's artillery bombarded the city. The majority of three hundred fifty extant Lungkwitz works are pencil and oil studies from Europe. His Romantic landscape paintings of the Texas Hill Country, old San Antonio, its Spanish missions, and Austin, were painted over four decades, documenting nineteenth-century Texas. Two pre-Civil War lithographs (Dr. Ernest Kapp's Water-Cure, Comal County, Texas and Friedrichsburg, Texas) and one postwar lithograph (San Antonio de Bexar) have been identified.

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About  Karl Lungkwitz

Born:  1813 - Halle-an-der-Saale, Germany
Died:   1891 - Austin, Texas
Known for:  topographic town-landscape, lithography