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AHRENBERG, Johan Jakob (<i>born</i> 1847), Watercolourist, decorative artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AHRENBERG, Johan Jakob (born 1847), Watercolourist, decorative artist

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Swedish, 19th century, male.

Born 1847, in Wiborg, Finland.

Watercolourist, decorative artist.

Ahrenberg studied first in Helsinki in 1866, then from 1870 onwards he worked in Stockholm and went on study tours. In 1886, he was appointed as a government architect. He was responsible for many buildings in Finland, Sweden and Russia. His watercolours are mainly of architectural subjects. He received an honourable mention at the Paris Exposition

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