Vinzenz Fischer (1729–1810) was a historical painter and professor of architecture at the Academy of Vienna,
Fischer was born at Schmidham, in Bavaria, on 3 April 1729. Following an initial artistic education in Passau, he entered the Vienna Academy as a student in 1751. He made a journey to Italy in 1753–5, and, following his return to Vienna, was accepted as a member of the Academy in 1760. He had a great knowledge of architecture and geometry, and held the post of professor of architecture at the Academy between 1764 and 1808. He died at Vienna on 26 October 1810.
The following works by him are worthy of mention:
- The Restoring of the Young Man of Nain to life, 1763.
- The Raising of Lazarus, 1763.
- Moses when a Boy treading on Pharaoh's Crown (in the Academy at Vienna).
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