Ernst Zacharias Platner
He initially took art classes at the Academy in Leipzig under Adam Friedrich Oeser, then continued his education in Dresden (from 1790), Vienna (from 1797) and Rome (1800), where he remained for the rest of his life. In 1823 he was appointed consul to the Saxon Royal Court in Rome.
Among his better paintings were:
- "Lucretia" (Lucretia).
- "Verstoßung der Hagar" (The Dismissal of Hagar).
- "Hagar mit Ismael in der Wüste" (Hagar and Ishmael in the Desert).
Platner died in Rome.
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