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Franz von Lenbach | Portrait painter ⁽¹⁾

Franz von Lenbach (1836-1904)** was a central protagonist in the late-nineteenth-century rise of Munich** as an almost mythical center of the arts.
Most of Lenbach's paintings are now in National collections in the United Kingdom, with others in the Frye Art Museum in Seattle, Washington. The British collections include portraits by Lenbach of Bismarck and Gladstone in the National Galleries of Scotland and another of Gladstone in the Palace of Westminster.
For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Lenbach see: