Karl Josef Aigen (8 October 1684 – 22 October 1762) was a landscape painter, born at Olmütz.
Aigen was born in Olmütz on 8 October 1685, the son of a goldsmith. He was a pupil of the Olmütz painter Dominik Maier. He lived in Vienna from about 1720, where he was professor of painting at the Academy from 1751 until his death. His work consists of landscapes with figures, genre paintings and altarpieces. His style shows the influence of artists from France and the Low Countries.
He died at Vienna on 21 October 1762.
- "Karl Josef Aigen". Belvedere Wien. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
- This article incorporates text from the article "AIGEN, Karl" in Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers by Michael Bryan, edited by Robert Edmund Graves and Sir Walter Armstrong, an 1886–1889 publication now in the public domain.
"Works in the Belveddere Gallery". Digitales Belvedere.
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