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ARBO, Peter Nicolai (1831 - 1892), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ARBO, Peter Nicolai (1831 - 1892), Painter

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Norwegian, 19th century, male.

Born 18 June 1831, in Drammen; died 1892, in Christiania (now Oslo).

Painter. Allegorical subjects, portraits.

[not available online]Peter Nicolai Arbo studied with Axel Helsted in Copenhagen. He then went to Düsseldorf, where he attended the academy of fine arts under the direction of Karl Sohn. Finally he went to Paris, where he stayed from 1861 to 1870. On his return to

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