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ALTMANN, Karl (1800 - 1861), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALTMANN, Karl (1800 - 1861), Painter

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 1800, in Feuchtwangen; died 1861, in Munich.

Painter. Genre scenes.

From 1819 to 1822 Karl Altmann was a pupil at the academy of fine arts in Dresden, then settled permanently in Munich. His subject matter was the life of people in Upper Bavaria - poachers and country festivals were his favourite subjects.

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