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BEGAS, Oskar or Oscar (1828 - 1883), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BEGAS, Oskar or Oscar (1828 - 1883), Painter, draughtsman

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 31 July 1828, in Berlin; died 10 November 1883, in Berlin.

Painter, draughtsman. History painting, portraits.

Oskar, the youngest son of Karl Begas the Elder, exhibited an extraordinary talent for painting from the age of seven. Under his father's supervision, the young boy at the age of 12 drew and painted oil portraits of considerable artistic merit. After studying with

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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