Thomas Ender

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Thomas Ender
Friedrich von Amerling, Der Maler Thomas Ender.jpg
by Friedrich von Amerling

Thomas Ender (3 November 1793, Vienna – 28 September 1875, Vienna) was an Austrian painter.


He was the twin brother of Johann Ender. He also studied at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts under professor Joseph Mössmer, becoming a noted landscape painter. He won the grand prize at the Vienna Academy in 1816.

Traveling to Brazil in 1817, he brought back nearly a thousand drawings and water colors. He visited Italy, Palestine, Greece and Paris. In 1836, he became corrector and later professor at the Vienna Academy, filling that chair until 1849.


Among his works are:

  • “View of Grossglockner”
  • “Castle Tyrol”
  • “Coast of Sorento”
  • “View of Rio de Janeiro” (Vienna Academy)
  • “Chapel in the Woods” (National Gallery, Berlin)
  • “Wooded River Landscape in the Alps” (The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles)


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