Engert, Erasmus von#
b. Vienna, Feb. 4, 1796, d. Vienna, April 14, 1871, landscape, genre and portrait painter, studied at the Academy in Vienna under H. Maurer and A. Petter; drawing teacher at the Engineering Academy, 1833 travelled to Italy, worked as a restorer, copyist and museum curator, from 1857 director of the imperial painting gallery in the Belvedere Palace. painted relatively little, with very simply composed, peaceful themes without theatricality or pose.
Publication#Collection catalogue of the Painting Gallery at the Belvedere Palace, 1860.
Literature#Wr. Biedermeier - Malerei zw. Wr. Kongress und Revolution, exhibition catalogue, Vienna 1993.