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AHLBORN, August Wilhelm Julius (1796 - 1857), Painter, copyist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AHLBORN, August Wilhelm Julius (1796 - 1857), Painter, copyist

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 11 October 1796, in Hanover; died 24 April 1857, in Rome.

Painter, copyist. Allegorical subjects, landscapes.

August Ahlborn began his studies under Wach in Berlin, but in 1827 set off for Italy. The artistic environment and beauty of the sites induced him to settle there. Living there influenced his artistic attitude, and he adopted an Italianate style. The works he

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