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ADLOFF, Karl (1819 - 1863), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ADLOFF, Karl (1819 - 1863), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 12 January 1819, in Düsseldorf; died 15 April 1863.

Painter. Landscapes, landscapes with figures, architectural views.

His landscapes generally depict views of Dutch canals. The play of light and reflections on the water are treated with subtlety. Sometimes he is accused of lacking a distinctive style of his own and not using colour to sufficient effect. Adloff is also the author of

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