Heinrich Ambros Eckert

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Heinrich Ambros Eckert (1807–1840) was a German painter of battle-pieces. He was born at Würzburg, and was at first instructed by Carl Caspar Fesel (1775-1846). In 1825 he attended the Academy at Munich, and afterwards visited the Tyrol and France. Between 1835 and 1840, in conjunction with Monten and Schelver, he published a work upon the German federal army, with two hundred coloured lithographic plates; and another illustrating the return of the Russian troops to their homes. He died at Munich in 1840, while engaged upon a picture of the great review near that city before the Emperor of Russia. Besides genre subjects and battle-pieces he painted marine views.

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  • Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainBryan, Michael (1886). "Eckert, Heinrich Ambros". In Graves, Robert Edmund. Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers (A–K). I (3rd ed.). London: George Bell & Sons.