Marie Egner

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Detailed information about Marie Egner (Radkersburg, Steiermark 1850 - 1940 Wien:

Marie Egner was born in Radkersburg in Styria in 1850
From 1867 to 1872 Marie Egner was a disciple of Hermann von Königsbrunn in Graz, between 1872 to 1874 Carl Jungheim was her teacher at the Academy of Düsseldorf. There she met Hugo Darnaut who was to become a life-long friend. In 1881 she was admitted to the circle of painters around Emil-Jakob Schindler, who was her teacher until 1888. Together with Schindler's disciples Carl Moll and Olga Wisinger-Florian, Egner stayed serveral summers at Schindler's property Schloss Plankenberg. The artists worked together in a very intensive and fruitful way.Schindler plays an important part in the woman's artistic as well as private life. Marie Egner travelled throughout Europe. In 1882 her painting "Lombardische Dorfstraße" was shown in the Vienna Künstlerhaus. She also exhibited at the Royal Academy in London (1888), at the Berliner Kunstausstellung (1898) and at the world exposition in Paris (1900). From 1887 on she was in charge of a painting school in England. She was a member of the Austrian Association of Women Artists. Marie Egner painted basically landscapes with motives taken from the Wachau and the Alps and from her various journeys abroad. Thorough studies in watercolour painting during her time in London influenced her style.
Marie Egner died in 1940 in Vienna.

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