von Fischer, Karl

Karl von Fischer (1782 - 1820)

Karl von Fischer was born in 1782 in Mannheim. His works influenced the architecture of the classicism in the South of Germany. From 1796 to 1798 he was a pupil of Maximilian von Verschaffelt. In 1799 von Fischer moved to Vienna and studied architecture under Ferdinand von Hohenberg. In the age of 22 he designed the the Prinz-Carl-Palais in Munich, and became a professor for architecture at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich in 1808. He died in Munich.

Important works

National Theatre, Munich
Draft for the Brienner Strasse, Munich
Karolinenplatz, Munich
Königsplatz, Munich