Anton Altmann, who was born in Vienna in 1808, studied from nature, and under the instruction of Mössmer at the Academy. After being instructor in drawing to Count Apponyi in Hungary, he settled in Vienna, and became famous as a landscape painter. He died there in 1871. Among his most important works are the following: Cloister of the Convent 'Maria Schein,' in Bohemia. 1838.Forest Scene. 1840.Marshy Landscape. 1846.Evening Landscape. 1847.Spring In a Forest. 1851.The Mill. 1851.Altmann executed landscapes in water-colour; and also etched from his own designs.