b. Salzburg, Nov. 8, 1663, d. Vienna, Sept. 20, 1708, painter and etcher; brother of Joseph Faistenberger, nephew of Benedikt Faistenberger. Known as the founder of baroque landscape painting in Austria. The figures in his landscapes were mostly added by other artists.
Works#landscapes, hunting scenes, still lifes, etchings;
Literature#I. Strnadt, A. und Joseph F., doctoral thesis, Innsbruck 1965.