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ABERLI, Johann Ludwig (1723 - 1786), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ABERLI, Johann Ludwig (1723 - 1786), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, engraver

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Swiss, 18th century, male.

Born 1723, in Winterthur; died 1786, in Bern.

Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, engraver. Landscapes, mountainscapes.

Johann Ludwig Aberli was a member of a family with a long artisan tradition. Initially a pupil of Felix Meyer, from 1741 he worked at Johann Grimm's school in Bern. When Grimm died in 1747, he took over. Due to a coincidence of places of

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