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ALT, Jacob (1789 - 1872), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALT, Jacob (1789 - 1872), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 27 November 1789, in Frankfurt am Main; died 30 September 1872, in Vienna.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Landscapes, landscapes with figures, waterscapes, architectural views.

Jacob Alt began his artistic training in his native city, completing it at the academy of fine arts in Vienna. He very quickly established a reputation as a landscape painter. He travelled extensively around Austria and

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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