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KR
Permutation
K RS
RS in ligature
Qualifications
painter, court painter, print artist, curator
In 1818 Russ was promoted initially to second and then in 1821 to first curator of the imperial Picture Gallery at the Belvedere in Vienna.
Nationality/school
Austrian
Born
Vienna 1779-08-11
Deceased
Vienna 1843-09-19
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
Karl Russ was the son of the porcelain painter Benedikt Russ and the father of Leander Russ
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
Together with Peter Krafft and Anton Petter, Russ was commissioned to decorate Queen Maria Ludovica's private rooms in Schloss Laxenburg, Vienna.
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Biographical information
Education
Akademie der Bildenden Künste (Wenen)
From 1796-1810 he attended the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts under F. Füger, J.C. Brand and J. Schmutzer. Russ completed his education in graphics.
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
history (as a genre), mythology, literature (genre)
Medium/technique
engraving
Entered on: 1992-01-25; Modification on: 2018-01-25

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