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BECKER, Peter (1828 - 1904), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BECKER, Peter (1828 - 1904), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 10 November 1828, in Frankfurt am Main; died 16 August 1904, in Soest.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman, lithographer. Landscapes.

Peter Becker studied at the Städel Institute in Frankfurt under Hessemer and Jacob Becker. He also followed in the footsteps of Steinle, who had a great influence on his work and sometimes provided the figures in his pictures.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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