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BERNDES, Anton Ulrik (1757 - 1844), Engraver, miniaturist, enameller

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BERNDES, Anton Ulrik (1757 - 1844), Engraver, miniaturist, enameller

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Swedish, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 15 January 1757, in Ramshäll; died 11 April 1844, in Stockholm.

Engraver (aquatint), miniaturist, enameller. Portraits.

Anton Berndes is thought to have been trained by Gustaf Lundberg and Hojer. He was in great demand as a portraitist, and was very successful in Sweden as an engraver of aquatints, a skill he learned in England in 1794. Noted among

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