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Johann Peter Krafft

Born: Hanau, 15 September 1780
Died: Vienna, 28 October 1856
Nationality: German-Austrian

Hanau Akademie (1790-99); with Heinrich Füger at Vienna Academy (Akademie der Bildenden Künste, 1799-1802); with Jacques-Louis David and François Gérard (1802-04, Paris)


1813 – joins Vienna Academy

1823-8 – becomes professor of history painting at Vienna Academy

1828 – appointed director of Imperial Art Gallery (Vienna) 


Paris (1802-04); Rome (1808)

Commissions from: 

Francis I (Emperor of Austria)

Important Artworks: 

Yeoman’s Farewell, 1813 (Belvedere Museum, Vienna)