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BECKER, Adolf von (1831 - 1909), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BECKER, Adolf von (1831 - 1909), Painter

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Finnish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 14 August 1831, in Helsinki; died 1909.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes, animals.

In 1856, Adolf von Becker went to Copenhagen to study at the academy. He then went to Düsseldorf in 1858 and Paris in 1859, where he followed the teaching of Couture, Cogniet, Hébert, Barrias and Bonnat. The majority of his life was spent travelling, and he

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