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BALLIN, Mogens Francesco Hendrik (1871 - 1914), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BALLIN, Mogens Francesco Hendrik (1871 - 1914), Painter

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Danish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 9 March 1871, in Copenhagen; died 1914.


Ballin was interested in ancient 'primitive' painting and was also influenced by Gauguin and Van Gogh. He founded a decorative art studio and a Jewish group within the Nabis movement. Ballin converted to Catholicism in 1893. In 1895, he returned to Copenhagen, where he exhibited works he had produced during a period spent

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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