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Blaas, Carl von#

b. Nauders (Tyrol), April 28, 1815, d. Vienna, March 19, 1894, painter of historical pictures, Nazarene, father of Eugen B. (1843-1931) and Julius von B. (1845-1922), who were also famous painters; studied in Venice and under F. Overbeck in Rome; preference for religious themes, 1851 returned to Vienna, taught in Vienna and Venice; numerous public commissions.


45 paintings for the hall of fame in the Imperial and Royal Museum of Arms, frescoes for the Altlerchenfelder church in Vienna and the church in Fót (Hungary).


A. Wolf (ed.), autobiography, 1876; Aus oe. Vergangenheit. Entwuerfe von C. v. B., exhibition catalogue, Halbturn 1991; C. Ham (ed.), "Welch' elendes Zeug ...". C. v. B. - Skizzen zu einem Meisterwerk, exhibition catalogue, Heeresgeschichtl. Mus., Vienna 1998.