Dating back to 1603
By Johann Martin Fischer
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Johann Martin Fischer, 1740-1820:
"Johann Martin Fischer arrived in Vienna in1760 to study under the sculptor Anton Tabota. From 1762–1766 he studied at the Vienna Academy under Jakob Schletterer. In 1785 he became a member of the Academy and subsequently assumed the post of professor of sculpture in succession to Franz Anton Zauner as well as the professorship for anatomy."