The New International Encyclopædia/Gärtner, Friedrich

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GÄRTNER, gĕrt'nẽr, Friedrich (1824—). A German architectural painter, born in Munich, the son of the architect Friedrich von Gärtner, with whom he went to Athens in 1840. After his return he studied at the Academy and under Simonsen, of Copenhagen, then in Paris (1846) under Claude Jacquand; visited Spain and Morocco in 1848, lived again in Paris, in 1851-57, and settled in Munich, where two of his paintings, “Interior of a Moorish House” and “Court of a Monastery by Moonlight” (1846), are in the New Pinakothek.