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Franz von Lenbach | Portrait of Franz Liszt, 1880

Franz von Lenbach (13 December 1836, Schrobenhausen - 6 May 1904, Munich) was regarded as the leading German portraitist of his era.
Franz Liszt (October 22, 1811 - July 31, 1886) was a prolific 19th-century Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist, conductor, music teacher, arranger, organist, philanthropist, author, nationalist and a Franciscan tertiary.

Among the sitters are Otto von Bismarck, the two German Emperors Wilhelm I and Wilhelm II, the Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph, Pope Leo XIII. as well as a large number of prominent personalities from business, art and society of the late 19th century.
He himself was one of the best-known artists in Germany and Austria during his lifetime.
Because of his outstanding social position and his lifestyle, he is referred to by the public and art historians as the "Munich painter prince".

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