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ABILDGAARD, Søren (<i>born</i> 1718), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ABILDGAARD, Søren (born 1718), Painter, draughtsman

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Danish, 18th century, male.

Born 1718, in Christiansand, Norway; died towards the end of the 18th century, in Flekkefjord, Norway.

Painter, draughtsman.

Søren Abildgaard was the father of Nicolai Abildgaard. He studied art in Copenhagen before setting up as a draughtsman. He is known for a large number of drawings of subjects from Scandinavian antiquity.

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