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BERGH, Sven Richard (1858 - 1919), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BERGH, Sven Richard (1858 - 1919), Painter

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Swedish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 18 December 1858, in Stockholm; died 1919.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

Sven Richard Bergh studied at the academy of fine arts in Stockholm and with J. Perseus. He settled in Paris between 1881 and 1884, and worked under the supervision of Jean-Paul Laurens and Jules Bastien-Lepage. Exhibiting at the Salon from 1883, he won a major prize in 1889

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