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Josef Lauer | Still Life painter

Josef Lauer was born 1818 in Vienna. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in the class of Sebastian Wegmayr, Joseph Mössmer, Thomas Ender and Franz Steinfeld.
Lauer focused on painting still lifes with flowers and fruits, where he was the first depicting floral still lifes integrated in landscapes.
His first exhibition was 1840, then he showed his works in different exhibitions also at the Austrian Kunstverein.
Since 1861 he was also a member of the Viennese Künstlerhaus. He lived and worked solely in Vienna.
Josef Lauer died 1881 in Vienna.

Josef Lauer era nato nel 1818 a Vienna. Ha studiato all'Accademia di Belle Arti nella classe di Sebastian Wegmayr, Joseph Mössmer, Thomas Ender e Franz Steinfeld.
Lauer si concentra sulla pittura di nature morte con fiori e frutti, dove è stato il primo a rappresentare nature morte floreali integrate nei paesaggi.
La sua prima mostra fu il 1840, poi espose le sue opere in diverse mostre anche al Kunstverein austriaco.
Dal 1861 fu anche membro del Künstlerhaus viennese.
Ha vissuto e lavorato esclusivamente a Vienna.
Josef Lauer morì nel 1881 a Vienna.