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Eugen Ritter von Stieler, 1845-1929

Nationality: German
Date of Birth: 1845.09.19
Place of Birth: Munich
Date of Death: 1922.10.09
Place of Death: Munich

Identity:

Eugen Ritter von Stieler was the President of the committee for the Munich Internationale-Kunstaustellung.

Life:

He studied in the Academy in Munich, and painted mainly portraits, as well as genre figure subjects featuring healthy and happy peasants.

He is mentioned in JW's correspondence about 1892, in connection with the exhibition.

Bibliography:

Thieme, Ulrich, Felix Becker, and Hans Vollmer, Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart, 1960; http://www.auction-bergmann.de (accessed 2005.07).