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BALDNER, Leonhard (1612 - 1694), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BALDNER, Leonhard (1612 - 1694), Painter

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 1612, in Strasbourg; died 1694.


Baldner was particularly fond of fishing. This placed him in an excellent position to observe the large number of aquatic birds and insects which he depicted in his watercolours. In 1895, at the Exposition d'Art de Strasbourg, he exhibited, in the Galerie d'Antiquités, a painting depicting a Regatta on the Ill, dated 1666 (in the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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