Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Johann Ender

Portrait of Maria Theresa of Austria, Queen of the Two Sicilies
oil on canvas
226 × 147 cm
location unknown

Johann Nepomuk Ender (1793-1854) was an Austrian painter. As a portrait painter, he was successful at an early age. He studied at the Academy in Vienna. First, he painted pictures on historic subject matters, later, began to paint miniature pictures. He painted Civilization of Hungary for the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He painted altar pictures, too. He was a teacher of the Art Academy in Vienna.