Gartner, Herr Von

Gartner, Herr von an eminent German architect, was born at Coblentz in 1792, and while young visited Italy, France, and Spain. He afterwards settled at Munich, and was appointed by Louis I professor of architecture in the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in that city. In 1822 he was appointed director of the state manufactory of porcelain and glass paintings. He erected a number of edifices at Munich, among which were the university, the triumphal gate, the clerical seminary, and the Church of St. Louis. After the departure of Von Cornelius to Berlin, Von Gartner became director of the Academy of Fine Arts, having formerly been nominated chief architect and inspector- general of the plastic monuments. He died in 1847.

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