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AGRICOLA, Christoph Ludwig (1667 - 1719), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AGRICOLA, Christoph Ludwig (1667 - 1719), Painter, engraver

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German, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 5 November 1667, in Regensburg; died 1719, in Regensburg.

Painter (gouache), engraver. Portraits, still-lifes, flowers, landscapes, landscapes with figures, animals.

[not available online]This artist is notable for being self-taught by studying nature. Agricola went to Italy, where Poussin's works impressed him deeply and greatly influenced him. He settled in Naples for a number of years and some of the

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