Amerling, Friedrich von
Austrian, 19th century, male.
Born 14 April 1803, in Vienna; died 15 January 1887, in Vienna.
Painter, engraver, illuminator. Religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes.
Amerling was from a poor family and had to overcome numerous obstacles in order to get his artistic career under way. He began by illuminating geographical maps and doing line engravings. In ...