(1821 - 1914)
Franz Alt was active/lived in Austria. Franz Alt is known for painting and sculpture.
Biography Franz Alt
Franz Alt (1821-1914) was
initially a pupil of his father. From 1836 onwards he attended St. Anna,
specializing in portraiture. But it became quickly apparent that his
real interest lay with landscape painting.
In 1844 he embarked on his
first study trip to in Tyrol and Upper Italy, together with his father.
In 1849 Alt received a commission to document the Tarvisio region from
Count Casimir Esterházy. Over two summers the painter created more than
40 watercolors, which were later compiled in an album. Thanks to the
Count more commissions from the Hungarian nobility followed.
with his patrons, Alt traveled through central and southern Europe,
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