The New International Encyclopædia/Burger, Johann

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BURGER, bōōr'gẽr, Johann (1829-). A Swiss engraver, born at Burg, in the Canton of Aargau. He was a pupil of Suter at Zofingen, and from 1850 to 1856 of Thäter at the Munich Academy, and engraved as his first plate “The Stoning of Saint Stephen,” after Schraudolph. His further works include “Lady Macbeth” (1858), after Cornelius; three plates illustrating scenes from the life of Saint Bonifacius, after Hess; and “Aurora” (1887), after Guido Reni.