b. Obermieger (municipality of Ebenthal in Kaernten, Carinthia), July 6, 1824, d. St. Ruprecht near Klagenfurt (Carinthia), March 30, 1871, painter of landscapes, genre scenes, animals and still-life. Studied at the Munich Academy, created about 1,200 oil paintings and was known mainly for his landscapes of the Austrian Alpine regions (e.g. Grossglockner, Dobratsch, Saualpe, Magdalensberg).
Literature#A. Rohsmann, M. P. - Die Aneignung der Landschaft und Geschichte, 1992; OeBL.