Daniel Gran

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Daniel Gran
Daniel Gran.jpg
Born (1694-05-22)22 May 1694
Died 16 April 1757(1757-04-16) (aged 62)
Sankt Pölten
Nationality Austria
Education Sebastiano Ricci (Venice, Italy) and Francesco Solimena (Naples, Italy)
Known for Painting
Notable work St Anna's Church's frescoes (Vienna), Österreichische Nationalbibliothek Prunksaal's frescoes
Movement Baroque
Prunksaal: allegory of peace and heaven. Ceiling painting made by Daniel Gran (1694-1757) finished in 1730.
Prunksaal: allegory of war and law. Ceiling painting made by Daniel Gran (1694-1757) finished in 1730.

Daniel Gran (22 May 1694 – 16 April 1757) was a painter born in Vienna in 1694 who died at Sankt Pölten in 1757. His pictures ornament several public buildings in his native city. He was of some consideration in his time, but his works are not known out of Austria and Germany today.[1]



Altar paintings

Self-portrait in the monastery of Herzogenburg.



  1. ^ Bryan, Michael (1849). Robert Edmund Graves, ed. Biographical and Critical Dictionary of Painters and Engravers. London: George Bell and Sons. p. 293. 


  • Knab, Eckhart (1977). Daniel Gran (in German). Herold. p. 308. ISBN 3-7008-0131-9.