Franz Richard Unterberger, Austrian (1836-)

Artist's Biography

Franz Richard Unterberger was born in Innsbruck in 1836 and received his artistic education in Germany at the Academy in Dusseldorf where he trained most notably under Andreas Achenbach.

He was a great traveller and spent time in many European capitals, and this ultimately moulded his unique artistic personality as well as defined the direction of his artistic pursuits.  While he travelled and exhibited extensively in Europe, Unterberger spent much of his time in Italy and Sicily, painting local inhabitants and as well as the captivating and romantic landscape that surrounded them.

He exhibited in a number of academies including Vienna, London and Paris.