The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Ender, Johann
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|Edition of 1920. See also Johann Ender on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer. The reference to Venice is apparently a slip and should say Vienna instead.|
ENDER, Johann, Austrian artist: b. Vienna, 4 Nov. 1793; d. 16 March 1854. As a portrait painter he was successful at an early age. In 1818-19 he made a tour of Italy, Turkey and Greece, remaining in Rome 1820-26. Upon his return to Venice he devoted his attention to miniature and historical paintings, being professor at the Academy from 1829 to 1850. Among his works are ‘Madonna with Slumbering Christ-Child’ (Vienna Museum); ‘Marcus Aurelius on His Death Bed’ (1814, Esterhazy Gallery); his masterpiece, ‘The Crucifixion’ (a fresco in the Vienna Cathedral); ‘Orestes Pursued by the Furies’ (1815); ‘Minerva Showing Ithaca to Ulysses’ (1816); ‘Assumption’; ‘Sleeping at Christ's Sepulchre’ (1817); ‘Judith’; ‘Bacchus Finding Ariadne’; and many portraits.