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BERGH, Johan Edvard (1828 - 1880), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BERGH, Johan Edvard (1828 - 1880), Painter

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Swedish, 19th century, male.

Born 29 March 1828, in Stockholm; died 23 September 1880, in Stockholm.

Painter. Animals, landscapes, landscapes with figures, mountainscapes.

After studying law, Johan Bergh enrolled at the academy in Stockholm in 1852. From 1854 to 1855 he studied under Hans Fredrik Gude in Düsseldorf before switching to Alexandre Calame in Geneva. He spent a winter in Rome, then returned to Stockholm, where

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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