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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Julius Victor Berger (Austrian painter, born 1850 - died 1902)


Julius Berger's was the son of Ignaz Johann Berger, who was also a painter. He entered the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna at the young age of 14. In 1874 he was granted a three year scholarship to study art in Rome.Berger became a professor of decorative painting at the Wiener Kunstgewerbeschule in 1881, and in 1887 a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts. Among his friends was the history painter Hans Makart. Berger's most recognized work is the ceiling painting in Hall XIX of the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. He is interred in the Zentralfriedhof, also in Vienna
                         The ceiling painting in Hall XIX of the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna 
A visitor in the Harem
Entertaining The Pasha
Musical enchantment
The serenade
The Romantic Proposal in the Gardens of Belvedere

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