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ASKEVOLD, Anders Monsen (1834 - 1900), Painter, copyist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ASKEVOLD, Anders Monsen (1834 - 1900), Painter, copyist

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Swedish, 19th century, male.

Born 25 December 1834, in Söndfjord, Norway; died 22 October 1900, in Düsseldorf.

Painter, copyist. Religious subjects, genre scenes, landscapes, still-lifes, animals.

[not available online] [not available online]As a boy, Askevold worked as a shepherd, and it was while looking after his flock that he first became aware of his talent for painting animals. He went to study in Bergen with

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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