Loos, Friedrich, b. Graz (Styria), Oct. 29, 1797, d. Kiel (Germany), May 9, 1890, landscape painter, engraver and lithographer. L. studied at the Vienna Academy with J. Mössmer, study tours through Austrian Alpine regions. Worked in Salzburg for several years, started painting in oil intensively. 1835 to 1846 in Vienna and Klosterneuburg, several years in Rome. Used especially light and colours to liven up his paintings and to bring out and unite details.
Literature: U. Christoffel, F. L., 1937; G. Frodl, Wr. Malerei der Biedermeierzeit, 1987; ÖBL.