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BAUER, John (1882 - 1918), Painter, sculptor, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BAUER, John (1882 - 1918), Painter, sculptor, illustrator

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Swedish, 20th century, male.

Born 1882; died 1918.

Painter, sculptor, illustrator. Figure compositions.

Bauer studied under Carl Cederström at the royal academy in Stockholm. The influence of Carl Larsson, whom Bauer admired, is seen in his work. Fairy tales were Bauer's main source of inspiration, and his wife Ester Ellquvist, herself a painter, was his model for the princess characters. A number of his works have

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