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ALES, Nikolaus or Mikolas (1852 - 1913), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALES, Nikolaus or Mikolas (1852 - 1913), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator, watercolourist

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Czech, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 18 November 1852, in Mirotice, near Pisek (Bohemia); died 10 July 1913, in Prague.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator, watercolourist. History painting, figure compositions, landscapes, landscapes with figures. Murals.

Having attended high school until 1869, Nikolaus Ales was admitted to the academy of fine art in Prague, where he studied with M. Trenkwald and J. Swerts until

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