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BOHN, German von (1812 - 1899), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOHN, German von (1812 - 1899), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 1812, in Heilbronn (Baden-Württemberg); died 1899, in Stuttgart.

Painter. History painting, portraits, genre scenes.

Von Bohn gave up his law studies to study art, travelling to Paris in 1835 to attend the studios of Ary Scheffer and Henry Lehmann. After a trip to Italy between 1840 and 1843, he returned to France, where he was made Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur

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