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Louis Tannert (ca.1833–ca.1909),[1] who has also been referred to as W. L. Tannert,[2] was a painter from Germany who had a significant career as art educator and curator in South Australia.

He studied at the Academy of Düsseldorf and the Royal Academy of Dresden.[3]

He arrived in Melbourne on board the Kent on 17 December 1876 and was soon showing his works in the city,[4] mostly genre paintings in the style of the Düsseldorf school of painting.

On the recommendation of Eugene von Guerard he was offered the position of head master of the South Australian School of Design, which he took up in October 1881.[5] He resigned in 1892[6] and returned to Germany.

He was curator of the Art Gallery of South Australia 1882–1889.
Some works

Woman Spinning Düsseldorf 1870 Art Gallery of South Australia
The Birthday etching after oil painting by Tannert

The Birthday; description

Our Lady of Lourdes in St. Ignatius' Church, Richmond, Victoria.[7]
Paddy's Market 1878 National Gallery of Australia
Children's Concert ca.1881 Art Gallery of South Australia
Portrait of E. T. Smith, 1882[8]
Aboriginal Queen 1891 Art Gallery of South Australia

References

"Louis Tannert". Design and Art of Australia Online (DAAO). Retrieved 11 March 2015. A.G.S.A. has 1831–1915. Another source gives 1844 as his birth year. It is tempting to think that he returned to Melbourne and died as August Ludwig Tannert (ca.1830 – 20 March 1915)
"The Advertiser". The South Australian Advertiser. Adelaide: National Library of Australia. 10 October 1881. p. 5. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
"Advertising". South Australian Register. Adelaide: National Library of Australia. 4 October 1881. p. 2. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
"Herr Tannert's Paintings". The Australasian. Melbourne: National Library of Australia. 17 March 1877. p. 7. Retrieved 11 March 2015.
"The Art School". The South Australian Advertiser. Adelaide: National Library of Australia. 11 October 1881. p. 6. Retrieved 11 March 2015.
"Mr. Tannert's Pictures". The Advertiser. Adelaide: National Library of Australia. 12 December 1892. p. 5. Retrieved 11 March 2015.
"Catholic Intelligence". The Advocate. Melbourne: National Library of Australia. 6 October 1877. p. 5. Retrieved 11 March 2015.
"South Australia". The Argus. Melbourne: National Library of Australia. 4 December 1882. p. 8. Retrieved 11 March 2015.

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