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Gurgltal - Gutenstein (5/25)
Gurk, Kärnten, Markt Gurktaler Alpen

Gurk, Eduard


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Eduard Gurk, main square in Baden. Watercolour, 1830 (Albertina, Vienna).



Gurk, Eduard, b. Vienna; Nov. 17, 1801, d. Jerusalem (Israel), March 31, 1841, painter of landscapes, lithographer and copper engraver. Began studying under his father; supported by Prince Metternich and appointed "Hofkammermaler" (title awarded for great merit in painting at court).


Works: engravings on Vienna scenes with J. B. and J. N. Hoechle; peep-hole pictures with motifs of the monarchy for Archduke Ferdinand, from 1833; depiction of events from the public life of Ferdinand.

Literature: M. Lor, E. G., Exhibition guide, Albertina, Vienna 1978.


 
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