The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Ender, Thomas

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ENDER, Thomas, Austrian artist: b. Vienna, 4 Nov. 1793; d. there, 28 Sept. 1875. He was twin brother of Johann Ender (q.v.). He also studied at the Vienna Academy, becoming a noted landscape painter. He won the grand prize at the Vienna Academy 1816. Going to Brazil in 1817, he brought back nearly a thousand drawings and water colors. He visited Italy, Palestine, Greece and Paris. In 1836 he became corrector and later professor at the Vienna Academy, filling that chair until 1849. Among his works are ‘View of Grossglockner’; ‘Castle Tyrol’; ‘Coast of Sorento’; ‘View of Rio de Janeiro’ (Vienna Academy); Chapel in the Woods’ (National Gallery, Berlin).