Schmutzer, Ferdinand

PAINTER, ENGRAVER, PHOTOGRAPHER (AUSTRIA)
BORN 21 May 1870, Wien - DIED 26 Oct 1928, Wien: Sternwartestraße
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Döblinger Friedhof, Hartäckerstraße 65 (Gruppe 42, Reihe 9, Nummer 8a)

Son of the sculptor Ferdinand Schmutzer. He was educated at the Art Academy in Vienna and from 1894 to 1896 he lived in the Netherlands for study. He also travelled to France, Italy and Hungary.

In 1908 he became Professor of Graphical Art at the Art Academy in Vienna. From 1914 to 1917 he was the president of the Wiener Secession. His best known works are his portrait drawings of society people from Vienna.

He died in 1928 in his villa in the Sternwartestrasse in Vienna. The artist Susanne Peschke-Schmutzer is his daughter. In 2001 his until then unknown photo collection was discovered in an attic in Vienna.

Related persons
• drew Freud, Sigmund

Sources
Schmutzer, Ferdinand
Ferdinand Schmutzer – Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Ferdinand Schmutzer at the Döblinger Friedhof, Vienna.
Picture by Androom (13 Aug 2010)

 


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Published: 5 Jun 2011
Last update: 10 Oct 2017