ZIMMERMANN, August Albert
(b. 1808, Zittau, d. 1888, München)

Biography

German painter, part of a large family of artists which included his brothers Maximilian, Richard and Robert. He studied at the Academies in Munich and Dresden. In 1857, he was appointed professor of landscape painting in Vienna, and two years later professor at the Academy in Vienna. Zimmermann specialized in landscapes, both of Alpine views and Italian sites such as Naples.