List of Artists → Karl August Aerttinger
German history, portrait a. landscape painter, after studying at the Augsburg art school he was student of the Munich academy 1823-28, he continued his studies in Paris 1830/31, in 1839 he had his breakthrough as portrait painter, in 1846 he moved to Vienna where he portrayed emporer Ferdinand I, in 1849 he accompanied prince Paskiewski on his compaign against the Hungarian revolution, until 1854 he painted many battle scenes, portraits a. genre scenes in Hungary a. Poland. Mus.: Karlsruhe, Linz. Lit.: Saur, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Boetticher.