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Salmson, Hugo (1843 - 1894), painter

Hans-Olof Boström

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Swedish painter. He studied at the Akademi för de Fria Konsterna in Stockholm (1861–7) and in 1868, on a scholarship, he travelled via Copenhagen and Düsseldorf to Paris, where he became a pupil of the history painter Pierre-Charles Comte (1823–95). Salmson was one of the first Swedish painters to train in Paris, where he remained. His earlier paintings, for example Tartuffe (c. 1881; Göteborg, Kstmus.), were experiments in the historical genre of

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