Portrait of Friedrich von Amerling

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1803-1887

Austrian Academic Classicism Painter

Friedrich von Amerling was an Austrian portrait painter born on April 14th 1803 in Vienna. He became one of the most important portraitists at Viennese court during 19th-century Viennese court life.

Amerling's father was a gold- and silversmith who provided a comfortable upbringing for his family. Friedrich's interest in art was evident from an early age, and he was initially tutored by the painter Hubert Maurer. Later, he studied at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts under the guidance of acclaimed artists like Johann Peter Krafft and Joseph Mössmer.

Amerling traveled to London in 1824 in order to study under Sir Thomas Lawrence, and upon returning home quickly gained fame as one of Austria's foremost portrait painters - especially among Austria's Imperial family and aristocracy, whom he produced many striking paintings for.

Amerling was honored with an appointment as court painter by Emperor Ferdinand I in 1835, solidifying his fame further. His style featured rich color palettes, precise character development, and psychological depth in portraying subjects. Additionally, Amerling became well-known for his genre paintings which depicted everyday scenes while offering keen insights into human nature.

Amerling's work was widely recognized during his life. In 1882 he received the Golden Cross of Merit and two years later Emperor Franz Joseph I awarded him baron status.

Amerling's later years were marred by personal loss and declining health; his wife Anna passed away in 1868 while he suffered from a heart condition himself, eventually succumbing to it himself on January 14, 1887 in Vienna.

Friedrich von Amerling's legacy lives on today with his works being displayed at museums all around the world, such as Vienna's Belvedere Museum and Budapest's Museum of Fine Arts. His influence can still be felt today within portrait painting as one of Austria's premier 19th-century artists.

11 Friedrich von Amerling Paintings

Amalie Klein, geb. von Henikstein, 1834 by Friedrich von Amerling | Painting Reproduction

Amalie Klein, geb. von Henikstein 1834

Oil Painting
$1720
Canvas Print
$62.13
SKU: AVF-10562
Friedrich von Amerling
Original Size: 127 x 103.5 cm
Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

Anton Ritter von Schmerling, c.1875 by Friedrich von Amerling | Painting Reproduction

Anton Ritter von Schmerling c.1875

Oil Painting
$974
Canvas Print
$59.01
SKU: AVF-19582
Friedrich von Amerling
Original Size: 134 x 107.5 cm
Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

Apostle Paul, 1833 by Friedrich von Amerling | Painting Reproduction

Apostle Paul 1833

Oil Painting
$1263
Canvas Print
$49.12
SKU: AVF-19583
Friedrich von Amerling
Original Size: 163 x 100 cm
Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

Industrialist Maximilian Todesco, 1846 by Friedrich von Amerling | Painting Reproduction

Industrialist Maximilian Todesco 1846

Oil Painting
$1707
Canvas Print
$56.17
SKU: AVF-19584
Friedrich von Amerling
Original Size: 134 x 102 cm
Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

The Landscape Painter Ignaz Raffalt as Falstaff, 1853 by Friedrich von Amerling | Painting Reproduction

The Landscape Painter Ignaz Raffalt as Falstaff 1853

Oil Painting
$1136
Canvas Print
$57.65
SKU: AVF-19585
Friedrich von Amerling
Original Size: 109.5 x 84.5 cm
Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

The Painter Robert Theer, 1831 by Friedrich von Amerling | Painting Reproduction

The Painter Robert Theer 1831

Oil Painting
$1400
Canvas Print
$56.17
SKU: AVF-19586
Friedrich von Amerling
Original Size: 125.5 x 95 cm
Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

A Fisherman Boy, 1830 by Friedrich von Amerling | Painting Reproduction

A Fisherman Boy 1830

Oil Painting
$1513
Canvas Print
$62.80
SKU: AVF-19587
Friedrich von Amerling
Original Size: 103 x 87 cm
Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

Archduke Leopold as a Crusader, 1863 by Friedrich von Amerling | Painting Reproduction

Archduke Leopold as a Crusader 1863

Oil Painting
$1355
Canvas Print
$49.40
SKU: AVF-19588
Friedrich von Amerling
Original Size: 159 x 107 cm
Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

Mayor of Flamand (Baron Pfuel), 1836 by Friedrich von Amerling | Painting Reproduction

Mayor of Flamand (Baron Pfuel) 1836

Oil Painting
$1502
Canvas Print
$53.46
SKU: AVF-19589
Friedrich von Amerling
Original Size: 141.5 x 104 cm
Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

Henriette Baroness Pereira-Arnstein with her daughter Flora, 1833 by Friedrich von Amerling | Painting Reproduction

Henriette Baroness Pereira-Arnstein with her ... 1833

Oil Painting
$2609
Canvas Print
$58.74
SKU: AVF-19590
Friedrich von Amerling
Original Size: 158 x 124.5 cm
Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

Emperor Franz I of Austria, 1832 by Friedrich von Amerling | Painting Reproduction

Emperor Franz I of Austria 1832

Oil Painting
$652
Canvas Print
$50.55
SKU: AVF-19591
Friedrich von Amerling
Original Size: 49.5 x 41.5 cm
Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

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