b. Vienna, May 27, 1792, d. Aigen near Salzburg, Sept. 17, 1863, copper engraver and illustrator. Studied at the Vienna Academy, learned the art of miniature painting, from 1820 was drawing teacher at the Military Academy in Wiener Neustadt, where he established a school of xylography in 1834. Introduced metallography and became famous as an engraver of portraits.
Literature#J. Wuensch, B. H., 1910; OeBL.