This is Karl von Enhuber

By Gwylym Owen

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Karl von Enhuber (1811–1867), a genre painter, was born at Hof, in Voigtland. He was the son of a civil official who, when his son was eighteen months old, moved to Nördlingen. After studying at the Munich Academy he was at first an animal painter. He next worked at representations of the Thirty Years’ War and single-handedly through the investigation of the works of Metsu and Terborch did he discover his authenticated talent. He was admitted a zealot of the Munich Academy in 1858, and died at Munich in 1867. He excelled in characterizing middle-class home life, with its pleasures and troubles, and had a natural suitability of humour, which was the launch of his delicate delineation of character. To be mentioned in the middle of his works are:

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