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PIC ID: 1853
Image of Franz Seraph Hanfstaengl from Wikidata
Image of Franz Seraph Hanfstaengl from Wikidata

Franz Seraph Hanfstaengl

German, 1804-1877


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In 1852 Hanfstaengl opened an "artistic-photographic" studio in Munich that he operated with the painter Moritz Lotze. In 1854 he documented the Munich Glass Palace and the First German General Industrial Exhibition [Erste Deutsche Allgemeine Industrieausstellung]. Hanfstaengl made portraits of the aristocracy, established artists and the upper class. In 1868 he ceded his business to his son Edgar (1842-1910) who built the successful art publishing company Hanfstaengl [Kunstverlag Hanfstaengl]. [EC]

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Franz Seraph Hanfstaengl has 4 locations.

Birth (1804)

Dietramszell, Germany

Active in

Munich, Bayern

Studio or Business (1907)

16 Pall Mall East
Westminster, Westminster
London, Greater London

Death (1877)

Munich, Germany