ENDER, Johann
(b. 1793, Wien, d. 1854, Wien)

Biography

Austrian painter who learnt to paint at the Academy in Vienna. First, he painted pictures on historic subject matters, later, on Isabey's influence, he began to paint miniature pictures. He accompanied the Hungarian Count Széchenyi on his trips to Greece and Italy. He was a teacher of the Art Academy in Vienna. He painted Civilization of Hungary for the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He painted altar pictures, too. Eduard and Thomas, his two sons, were painters, too.