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|Birth:||12th September, 1829|
|Death:||4th January, 1880|
Anselm Feuerbach was a German painter. He was the leading classicist painter of the German 19th-century school. He went on to the Munich Academy, but in 1850, along with a number of other dissatisfied students, he moved to the academy at Antwerp, where he studied under Gustav Wappers. He moved to Paris in 1851, where he was a pupil of Thomas Couture until 1854. It was in Paris in that he produced his first masterpiece, Hafiz at the Fountain. In 1873 Feuerbach moved to Vienna, having been appointed professor of History painting at the Academy. Feuerbach developed a disagreement with architect Theophil Hansen over his ceiling mural The Fall of the Titans, painted for the Great Hall of the new Academy building on the Ringstrasse. His works are to be found at the leading public galleries of Germany. Stuttgart has the second version of Iphigenia; Karlsruhe, the Dante at Ravenna; Munich, the Medea; and Berlin, The Concert, his last important picture. Other major works include The Battle of the Amazons, Pietà, The Symposium of Plato, Orpheus and Eurydice and Ariosto in the Park of Ferrara.
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