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BEGAS, Karl Joseph, the Elder (1794 - 1854), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BEGAS, Karl Joseph, the Elder (1794 - 1854), Painter, watercolourist

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 30 September 1794, in Hainsberg (North Rhine-Westphalia); died 23 November 1854, in Berlin.

Painter, watercolourist. History painting, portraits, genre scenes.

[not available online]Having studied with the painter Philippart in Bonn, Karl Begas went to Paris in 1813 and trained with Gros. He found favour with King Frederick William, who gave him a scholarship for three years in 1815, which he

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