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Gruber, Franz Xaver, geb. 1801#

Gruber, Franz Xaver, b. Vienna, Sept. 29, 1801, d. Vienna, April 12, 1862, flower and genre painter, taught at the manufacturing school of the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts from 1835, 1839-1859 created for Prince Metternich a collection of water colours of all species of camellia and for Emperor Ferdinand I a series of outstanding water colours of orchids and palm trees based on the plants in the greenhouses of Schoenbrunn palace.